Coming Home Mashed Potatoes Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Easy

Time: 30 MINUTES

1 ratings


  • 1 1/2 lbs red potatoes, washed and quartered (skins left on)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


Add potatoes to a large saucepan and add water until potatoes are covered. Add salt. Bring to a boil and reduce heat and simmer, covered until done. (Approximately 15 minutes or until a fork can easily be poked through them. Drain water and set aside, covered.


In a small sauce pan, warm milk, sugar and butter together until butter is melted.


Add warm sweet milk and butter mixture to the potatoes and mash, using a potato masher or hand held mixer until desired consistency is obtained. Stir in lemon zest. Salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Coming Home Mashed Potatoes


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1 Review

Patty 11/20/2014
being Irish this

being Irish this would be terrific especially in cold Wisconsin

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