Smashed Red Potatoes

Smashed Red Potatoes

2 lbs. red potatoes*
filtered water
4 T. soft butter*
1/2 c. heavy whipping cream*
real salt
freshly ground pepper
Fresh chives or green onions, diced
Several pats of butter

1. Wash and cut potatoes (do not peel) into 1 1/2-inch cubes. 

2. Place in a large saucepan and cover with filtered water. 

3. Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium and cook potatoes until they are tender when pierced with a fork. 

4. Drain water off of potatoes (save potato water for gravy if desired). 

5. Smash potatoes slightly with a potato masher. 

6. Add butter and let melt into potatoes. 

7. Add cream, salt and pepper to taste. 

8. Smash with a potato masher just until potatoes are creamy but still have chunks of potato remaining.

9. Transfer potatoes to a serving bowl. 

10. If desired, lay several pats of butter on top of the potatoes and add a sprinkling of chives or green onions.

Serves 6.

*Buy organic


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