Coming Home Mashed Potatoes
By Paula Deen
- 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.