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Saffron Mash Potatoes

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"Delicious earthy flavor."
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35 m servings 180
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Bring chicken stock, potatoes, garlic, and saffron to a boil in a large pot; cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes. Drain potatoes and return to the pot; reserve cooking stock for another use, if desired. Add milk, olive oil, salt, and black pepper to potatoes. Mash potatoes with a potato masher until smooth.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Save stock that potatoes were boiled in and use for soup or another recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 180 calories; 8.2 23.5 4.2 3 877 Full nutrition

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Delicious recipe! I used veggie stock rather than chicken stock but other than that I didn't make changes to the ingredients. To get really get all the flavor out of your saffron (for this many ...

Easy, pretty and tasty. Thanks for sharing!

Delicious! I made no changes to recipe!

One pound of potatoes wasn’t going to be enough for our family of 6, so I doubled the potatoes and all ingredients except the stock. There was still enough stock for that many potatoes, which I...

I used this recipe for my first time using genuine saffron. The potatoes turned out great, I added some of the stock when I mashed them. It smoothed them out and added a little extra flavor.

Used purple potatoes instead of Yukon, and it was quite yummy! However, I did have to add a little more milk while mashing the potatoes, since they were still a little too thick for the food pr...

Delicious - wouldn't change a thing!