Rating: 4.5 stars
35 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

This is my grandma's recipe for plain old potatoes. They always come out fluffy and tasty! This is one of those old classics at our house...one of the 'nobody makes these like Momma' dishes.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
55 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 and lemon juice in a large saucepan, and add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, and cook until tender, about 15 minutes.

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  • Drain water from potatoes, and use a potato masher to mash. Stir in egg white and butter, and gradually mix in the half-and-half using the masher. Use more or less cream to reach your desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

242 calories; protein 5.1g; carbohydrates 34g; fat 10.2g; cholesterol 27.8mg; sodium 83.3mg. Full Nutrition
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