Mashed potatoes

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Today's recipe is for those looking for a good accompaniment for lunch or dinner. You will learn how to make a delicious Mashed Potatoes Recipe that will win over your family and guests.

Easy and quick to make, the recipe takes an average of 40 minutes to prepare and yields up to 7 servings.

The mashed potatoes recipe is great for serving as a side dish at lunch or dinner, or even to put on a hot dog.

You've probably tried mashed potatoes. It's an easy, simple and very quick recipe to make and in less than an hour you can taste the dish, even if you've never made it before.

And because the potato is a very versatile tuber, you can eat it with almost any other dish.

With an unmistakable texture, this puree recipe is creamy, soft and fluffy, also having a delicious aroma.

The history of mashed potatoes dates back to ancient Europe, when potatoes were practically the main option in the diet of peasants at the time.

They made it baked, fried, boiled, however, they had never tried to try it kneaded into a creamy dough.

At some point in history, that changed and the recipe started to be made with a mixture of milk and mashed.

A curiosity: the potato was even banned from European lands because there were rumors that the tuber helped witches to fly and also to do black magic. From then on, the peasants were afraid to prepare their recipes with potatoes, having abandoned them for many years.

Anyway, a story as interesting as its flavor. If you want to learn how to make a delicious mashed potato recipe, keep reading and come check it out!

Ingredients for Mashed Potatoes Recipe

  • 7 large sweet potatoes
  • 100 ml of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of margarine
  • salt to taste

How to make Mashed Potatoes Recipe


Boil the potatoes in their skins until a fork easily enters them. Drain all water. Remove the skin from the potatoes. Mash all the potatoes with a fork in another container and then set aside.


Place 1 tablespoon of margarine in the pan over low heat. Add the potatoes little by little and stir. Add the milk and stir. Salt to taste.

Now that you've learned how to make this delicious Mashed potatoes, how about also knowing other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.

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