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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 cups
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place potatoes and onion into a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain.

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  • Transfer cooked potatoes and onion to a large bowl. Add butter, buttermilk, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper; blend together until creamy, 1 to 2 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Substitute margarine for the butter if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

684 calories; protein 11.2g 22% DV; carbohydrates 84.5g 27% DV; fat 35.2g 54% DV; cholesterol 92.7mg 31% DV; sodium 344.7mg 14% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Rating: 5 stars
01/14/2018
Super good and simple. I added a pinch of rosemary also! Thanks! Read More
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  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
01/14/2018
Super good and simple. I added a pinch of rosemary also! Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/27/2016
Made as written and this was super simple. The recipe did not state to peel the potatoes but I did since we do not care for the peel on russetts. I really enjoyed the flavor the onion added. I topped with crumbled bacon and chives and this was delicious. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/25/2016
Simple easy & delicious! Made just according to the recipe and they were terrific! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/03/2020
Never made mashed potatoes using buttermilk before and this was excellent! I used the leftovers and made gnocchi with it...omg, amazing! Read More