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Coming Home Mashed Potatoes

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


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


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.

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