Loading Search Bar...
READY IN
25 mins
Creamed Potatoes (Mashed Potatoes) Recipe

Creamed Potatoes (Mashed Potatoes)

Graham

Recipe by  

Nothing like the old classics to get the mouth watering! Whether you call them mashed potatoes or creamed potatoes makes no difference. All that matters is the taste and the texture.

If you want to "upmarket" your potatoes, try our recipe for Champ or Colcannon instead.

      Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients for Creamed Potatoes (Mashed Potatoes)

If you are not familiar with any ingredients, please check our International Cooking Terms page.
US Imperial Measurements  UK Imperial Measurements  Metric Measurements

Currently displaying quantities in US Imperial Measurements
to serve 4:
6 medium-sized
potatoes
2 oz
butter
up to ½ cup
milk or cream

 

How to Cook Creamed Potatoes (Mashed Potatoes)

  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into pieces of roughly equal size (A medium-sized potato is usually cut into about 6 pieces). Rinse the potatoes to remove any surface starch. Now place them in a large pan with sufficient salted water to cover the potatoes. Bring the water to the boil then turn down the heat and cover the pan so that it continues to boil gently.
  2. Cooking time can vary depending upon the type of potato and the texture. Generally, however, somewhere between 15 - 20 minutes is sufficient. When you think that the potatoes are close to being cooked, pierce one or two of them with a fork. If the fork penetrates easily with little resistance, the potatoes are cooked. Remove the pan from the heat and drain off the water. Add the butter and, using a potato masher, begin to break up and mash the potatoes. Add milk (or cream if you want to be decadent) until the texture is soft and light.

 
Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
If you peel potatoes and leave them (uncooked) in water for any length of time, they are likely to turn brown. To prevent this, add some milk to the water and ensure the potatoes are completely covered by the liquid.
 
Print Kitchen-Friendly View

Your Rating

Click to rate this recipe 'Hate It'Click to rate this recipe 'Didn't Like It'Click to rate this recipe 'Not Bad'Click to rate this recipe 'Liked It'Click to rate this recipe 'Loved It'
(click a star to select)

Your Review
(Max. 1000 characters) ....  characters left.


 Reviewer Logout
QUICK RATING
Please help us to provide the recipes you want by rating this recipe for content, clarity, originality or any other criteria that matter to you. Just select the relevant icon and then click...


Divine

Lovely

S'okay!

Hmmm!

C'mon!

Yaach!

Thank You... your feedback is important to us.
 
 

What To Eat Tonight

26 Creative Toasties
26 Creative Toasties

Those wonderful beasts that just scream for something hot and tasty between toasted bread or buns. Once tasted, never forgotten!

88 Slimming Recipes
88 Slimming Recipes

Most of us have to think about it at some point - losing weight that is. Here's a collection of great recipes that won't pile on the pounds.

106 Unusual Recipes
106 Unusual Recipes

There are lots of recipes for some foods, but here we offer a selection of recipes that are truly out of the ordinary. You'll be amazed.

Other Vegetables Recipes

Sweet Potato and Spinach Bake
Sweet Potato and Spinach Bake

Sweet Potato & Spinach Bake is a fairly substantial comfort food on a budget. It's fully vegetarian but if you are a meat-eater, just add a lamb chop!

Mulligatawny Soup
Mulligatawny Soup

A really warming and generous soup, ideal for a cold winter evening. Though normally served hot, Mulligatawny Soup is equally good served chilled.

Courgette (Zucchini) Boats
Courgette (Zucchini) Boats

An easy and delicious way to make your courgettes (zucchini) more interesting. A little bacon, onion and egg can go a long way.

 

 
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © 2022 NeedARecipe.com
By accessing this site, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. Please read them.
up