Basic Mashed Potato

Preparation time: 10 min Servings: 4
Cooking time: 10 min


1/4 cup milk
1 tsp sugar
1-1/2 oz unsalted butter
4 medium baking potatoes, peeled, each cut into 4 even pieces

Cooking Directions:

Place potatoes in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover pan and steam 10 minutes or until tender. Drain. Mash well with potato masher or fork, or push potato through a sieve. Add last 3 ingredients and beat until butter is melted.

Nutritionist Recommended For:

Nutrition Facts

Calories 230
% Calories From Fat 34.4%
Total Fat 8.8g
Saturated Fats 5.5g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 2.2g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.4g
Cholesterol 23mg
Sodium 15mg
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fiber 2.3g
Sugar 4.5g
Protein 3.6g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0.17mg
Vitamin B12 0.085mcg
Vitamin K 1.2mcg
Vitamin A 270IU
Niacin B3 2.2mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.93mg
Riboflavin B2 0.065mg
Vitamin C 20mg
Vitamin D 6.2IU
Vitamin B6 0.48mg
Vitamin E 0.3mg
Choline 27mg


Manganese 0.25mg
Magnesium 41mg
Calcium 28mg
Zinc 0.52mg
Phosphorus 94mg
Copper 0.34mg
Fluoride 0.29mcg
Selenium 1.1mcg
Sodium 15mg
Potassium 630mg
Iron 0.55mg

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