Best-Ever Dirty Mashed Potatoes

Best-Ever Dirty Mashed Potatoes

Best-Ever Dirty Mashed Potatoes

Best-Ever Dirty Mashed Potatoes

1 1/2-2 lb (roughly 5-6 large) red potatoes, skins on, chopped into 1-in thick chunks
4 tbsp high-quality salted butter
1/2 cup whole milk
2 scallions (plus more for serving), light green parts only, sliced thinly
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 tbsp onion powder
sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste

Boil salted water and add potatoes. Cook until potatoes are tender, then strain. Hint: You can tell that potatoes are done when they can be broken apart with spoon! While the potatoes are boiling, combine butter, milk, scallions, and garlic in a separate pot. Simmer on low until the butter has melted. Remove from heat and reserve until potatoes are done. When the potatoes are fully cooked and strained, combine with milk mixture and onion powder in a large bowl. Beat together with a handheld mixer until all ingredients are incorporated. Add sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste. If you’re looking for creamier potatoes, mix in an additional 1-2 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle with additional scallions and serve.


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