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How to make Italian mashed potatoes

How to make Italian mashed potatoes


Soft and creamy, mashed potatoes can be served with all type of dishes from meat to fish.

Ingredients for 4 people

1 ½ lbs. boiled potatoes
1 cup milk
¼ cup butter
1 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano
salt and pepper


In a saucepan, heat the milk on the stovetop. In the meantime, mash the boiled, peeled potatoes using a potato masher. If you prefer a smoother puree, mash a second time.

Put the mashed potatoes in a pot on the stove and stir while adding the milk. Then add pepper, butter, salt and nutmeg and continue stirring. If you want to make the puree softer, add a little bit of water.

Finally add the Parmigiano-Reggiano and remove any lumps by stirring with a whisk. The puree is ready to be served when smooth, plump and uniform in consistency.