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Quick Mashed Potatoes

An easy mashed potatoes recipe for when you're in a pinch.



  • 1.3 kilograms Yukon gold/russet/baking potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup hot milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place potatoes in a pot and cover with water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, then drop heat to medium-high and cook for 10-15 minutes until fork tender.
  2. Drain potatoes and allow to sit in colander for a couple of minutes for excess moisture to evaporate.
  3. Transfer hot potatoes, butter, salt and pepper to a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Begin to whisk, and slowly stream in hot milk. Continue to whisk until smooth.

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