This creamy dish gets tangy flavor from the buttermilk.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan; add enough cold water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil; add 1 tablespoon salt, and cook until potatoes are very tender when pierced with the tip of a paring knife, 20 to 25 minutes.

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  • Drain; place in a large bowl. Mash with a potato masher, then add buttermilk and butter. Season with salt and pepper. Mash until smooth and combined. If desired, garnish with snipped chives.

Cook's Notes

You can easily double this recipe if you're feeding a crowd.

Reviews (3)

249 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 43
  • 4 star values: 62
  • 3 star values: 91
  • 2 star values: 40
  • 1 star values: 13
Rating: Unrated
04/22/2013
I've never made mashed potatoes using buttermilk before; In the past have always used whole milk. I had some buttermilk in the fridge that I didn't want to go to waste so I decided to try out this recipe. It was so easy and fast and they came out great!
Rating: Unrated
02/05/2008
potatoes: a change of pace using buttermilk.
Rating: Unrated
02/05/2008
potatoes: a change of pace using buttermilk.
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