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


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

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