4-Ingredient Creamy Red Mashed Potatoes Recipe Is Pure Comfort Food by 30Seconds Food

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4-Ingredient Creamy Red Mashed Potatoes Recipe Is Pure Comfort Food

It's hard to beat mashed potatoes when it comes to side dishes. Partly it's because they are just pure comfort food. But another reason is that there are so many different ways to make mashed potatoes. From mashed potato cups to mayonnaise mashed potatoes to garlic mashed potatoes to turmeric mashed potatoes, there's something for everyone.

This easy red mashed potatoes recipe is creamy goodness you won't be able to stop eating! It's a simple mashed potato recipe. Nothing too fancy here, just four simple ingredients mashed together. This creamy mashed potato recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes. Seriously! You can't go wrong.

To achieve the creamiest mashed potatoes, be sure not to over-mash of they can get gummy. You could throw a few cloves of garlic into the water while the potatoes cook. Garlic lovers will love you. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 8


  • 3 pounds red potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 cup warm heavy cream

Here's how to make it:

  1. Cook the potatoes in salted boiling water until tender, about 20 to 25 minutes. Drain and return to the pot.
  2. Let the potatoes sit over high heat a couple minutes to absorb any remaining water. Turn off the heat.
  3. Mash the potatoes
  4. Add the butter, milk and cream. Season with salt and pepper. 

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Elisa Schmitz
So simple and so delicious. YUM!
Love an easy potato recipe like this, thanks.
Jay François
Sometimes I'll mix in Herb & Garlic cream cheese.

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