Add herbs to your mashed potatoes. Photo
It’s been way below freezing for days in our part of the country. That’s as good an excuse as any to have some primo comfort food—luscious mashed potatoes—with tonight’s grilled chicken.
Basic mashed potatoes with butter, salt and pepper become even more delicious with the addition of some herbs, fresh or dried. This recipe from McCormick.com adds garlic, rosemary and parsley. You can also use thyme, tarragon or sage.
HERBED MASHED POTATOES RECIPE
Makes 8 (1/2-cup) servings. Prep Time: 15 minutes. Cook Time: 15 minutes.
1. PLACE potatoes and 2 teaspoons salt in a medium saucepan. Cover with water. Bring to a boil.
2. REDUCE heat to low; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender. Drain and return potatoes to saucepan.
3. SPRINKLE with garlic powder, rosemary and pepper. Mash with potato masher, gradually adding milk, then butter. Stir in parsley. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
4. PULSE in food processor (optional) for extra-creamy mashed potatoes.
Find more recipes at McCormick.com.
DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF POTATOES?
Check out our Potato Glossary. It also explains why different types of potatoes are used for baking, mashing and fries (starchy potatoes) and others for boiling and potato salad and (waxy potatoes).
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