Smashed potatoes are the best! I always use red potatoes when I make them; they have the exact texture for this dish. These are so delicious!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain water from pot and mash potatoes with a potato masher or potato ricer.

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  • Heat buttermilk and butter together in a saucepan over medium-low heat until butter is melted and mixture is smooth, about 2 minutes. Stir buttermilk mixture and chives into potatoes until smooth; season with salt.

Nutrition Facts

132 calories; protein 3.6g 7% DV; carbohydrates 25.1g 8% DV; fat 2.3g 4% DV; cholesterol 5.9mg 2% DV; sodium 44.2mg 2% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/27/2019
Good as any I've ever had and so easy. Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
02/16/2015
Since it was what I had in the house I used a combination of russet and Yukon Gold potatoes. I followed the recipe but found I needed to add more butter. Lots more butter. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 1
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  • 3 star values: 1
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Rating: 3 stars
02/16/2015
Since it was what I had in the house I used a combination of russet and Yukon Gold potatoes. I followed the recipe but found I needed to add more butter. Lots more butter. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/10/2015
Very good and easy to make did add some half & half to make it even creamier. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/27/2019
Good as any I've ever had and so easy. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/10/2014
I peeled and cubed my potatoes for quicker cooing time and easier mashing other then that I followed the recipe as written and we had very tasty mashed potatoes with dinner. Read More