Mashed Potatoes Easy


Mashed Potatoes Easy

Mashed & baked potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 4-5 Potatoes peeled & cut
  • 1/4 lb Butter
  • 3/4 cup Milk or cream
  • 3 nos Eggs
  • Salt As reqd
  • Pepper As reqd
  • Paprika As reqd


  • Boil potatoes in slightly salted water.
  • Lower the heat and cover the pot.
  • :- Leave lid slightly ajar to prevent overflow.
  • When potatoes are fork tender (about 12-15 minutes of mild boiling), drain into a colander.
  • Reserve about 3/4 cup of water.
  • Put the potatoes back into the cooking pot.
  • Mash potatoes with butter, until butter is distributed evenly. (Potatoes will be lumpy.)
  • Add enough milk or cream to make the mixture smoother.
  • Add eggs, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Continue mashing. When mixture is well distributed, transfer to an oven to table baking dish.
  • Add a little more butter. Sprinkle paprika to add colour.
  • Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F until the potatoes begin to get a light crust which should come around 30-40 minutes.
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Response (5)
  1. R
    Rita Surendar August 24, 2008

    for better taste, add finally cut spring onion

  2. A
    Annie November 23, 2006

    r u serious about adding eggs??? never heard of it till now.

  3. s
    shameer February 27, 2007

    add littl parsely leavs on top for a good look

  4. r
    rima January 1, 2005

    great. Can egg be replaced with cheese ?

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