the Trick for a Perfect Mashed Potato!

The mashed potatoes it’s a classic outline of Italian cuisine; a Mashed potatoes to which they are added Milk and Butter to make the puree Creamy and velvety. A very recipe Versatile that you can use to accompany Meat and fish. Ideal in combination with Stew And Braised. Here you are, in a few simple steps, how to make mashed potatoes Perfect!

Prepare the mashed potatoes really is Very easy. It will be enough for you Boil the potatoes, Crush them to obtain a puree e add the milk hot. Finally, yes adds the Butter. The Trick to make the puree Soft and velvety is to work the puree with the Whips when you add the butter. This will also incorporate the air inside the puree and your puree will be Soft as a cloud! And now let’s see how to do it together.

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Mashed Potatoes: How to Make Perfect Mashed Potatoes!

Cooking10 min

Boil the potatoes40 min

Total time50 min

Portions: 4 Portions

Cost: Bass


  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 250 ml milk
  • 50 gr butter
  • salt and pepper
  • nutmeg
  • 2-3 spoons parmesan or parmesan of your choice

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How to make mashed potatoes

Wash the potatoes, put them in a pan with cold water and cover with the lid. Bring to a boil e cook the potatoes for about 40 minutes. DO NOT add SALT. Potatoes are cooked when you can easily skewer them with a fork. Alternatively you can cook the potatoes STEAMED.

boil potatoes

Drain the potatoes and let them cool for 5 minutes. Remove the peel and crush them with the potato masher. Put them in a saucepan.

mash potatoes

Slightly heat the milk and add it to the mashed potatoes. Stir over low heat, add the salt and a scratch of nutmeg.

add milk

Cut the butter into 4 pieces and start adding it to the puree. The TRICK for a puree SOFT as a cloud is to incorporate the butter with the whip so that the puree also incorporates air.

incorporate butter

With the last piece of butter, decide whether or not to add the cheese.

add cheese

Your mashed potatoes is ready, soft and light, super tasty!

mashed potatoes


If it should advance (but I doubt it) you can keep it in the fridge. The next day, add a little hot milk, put it on the stove and work a little more with the whips… you will see how good it is!