Oh no, this picture is too tragic…
In fact, mashing potatoes does not involve so much drama.
One of the ideas for quick and easy meatless dinner. This dish doesn’t require lots of efforts from the chief executive cook but it will certainly please your CEO (chief executive overeater).
The trick to achieving flavorful delicious potatoes is to add garlic powder (or squeezed fresh garlic) and a bay leaf to the water you are boiling them in.
Here are the step by step instructions how to cook garlic and butter -flavoured mashed potatoes:
Fill up medium-sized pot with 3/4 water, bring to boil and salt to taste. Rinse one or two bay leaves and add to boiling water together with a generous sprinkle of garlic powder.
While you are waiting for the water to boil, peel off 4 large potatoes and slice them.
Boil sliced potatoes for 15 minutes until they are soft and can be easily mashed by the fork. Drain water using a colander. Place potatoes into a bowl and add a chunk of butter (1 Tbsp). And now here it comes…. A little secret to make your mashed potatoes absolutely delicious.. Keep reading…
Heat 1/4 cup of milk until it starts boiling. Add this boiling milk to the bowl with potatoes and mash potatoes until nice and smooth.
Serve hot with your choice of fish, meat or vegetables. For meatless option, choose sauteed mushrooms with onions.