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Restaurant-Style Mashed Potatoes

Get ready to amp up your side dish game with these easy, restaurant-style mashed potatoes
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 350 kcal


  • 10 Yukon gold potatoes, peeled
  • 4 cups water
  • ½ tbsp. salt
  • ¼ cup butter, warm
  • 1 tbsp. heavy cream, warm
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt


  • Peel and soak the potatoes. Drain and soak again until the water is clear.
  • Add the potatoes to a pot and cover with cold water and the ½ tbsp. of salt.
  • Cover the pot and bring to a gentle boil. Continue to cook until the potatoes are slightly more than fork tender.
  • Drain the potatoes and return to the pot. In a small bowl, melt the butter with the cream.
  • Add the warm butter and cream to the potatoes, along with ¼ tsp. kosher salt, and use a potato ricer to mash the potatoes. Taste and season as needed.
  • Serve warm.


Leftovers last 3-5 days in the fridge.


Calories: 350kcal
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