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Flavorful Mashed Potatoes


Extra flavorful mashed potatoes, made with healthy and flavorful ingredients: kefir, sea salt, and basil. These potatoes are creamy and are perfect as a side dish for any meal.

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Ingredient Notes

  • 3 pounds of white potatoes
  • 1 cup of kefir
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon dry basil Leaves

How to Make It

1. Wash and scrub potatoes really well. Using a knife, remove the imperfections. Slice each large potato in 1/4. Fill the pot with cold water to cover the potatoes, and bring to boil. Once boiling, slightly reduce the heat and boil till cooked. Potatoes should still be firm but easily pocked with the fork.

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2. Once cooked, remove from the heat and drain to make sure all the water is gone. Add kefir, salt, basil, and using a potato masher, blend till the desired texture.

pot with boiled potatoes and kefir bottle next to it

Recipe Tips

For extra smooth and fluffy texture, use a hand-held mixer to whip the potatoes.

This recipe is also great with yogurt instead of kefir.

To play with flavors you can add different herbs like dry dill.

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large plate with styled mashed Potatoes

Flavorful Mashed Potatoes

Natalia-Flavorful Home
Extra flavorful mashed potatoes, made with healthy and flavorful ingredients: kefir, sea salt, and basil. These potatoes are creamy and are perfect as a side dish for any meal.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Servings 6
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 pounds white potatoes
  • 1 cup kefir
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp basil Leaves dry

Instructions
 

  • Wash and scrub potatoes really well. Using a knife, remove the imperfections. Slice each large potato in 1/4. Fill the pot with cold water to cover the potatoes, and bring to boil. Once boiling, slightly reduce the heat and boil till cooked. Potatoes should still be firm but easily pocked with the fork.
  • Once cooked, remove from the heat and drain to make sure all the water is gone. Add kefir, salt, basil, and using a potato masher, blend till the desired texture.

Notes

-For extra smooth and fluffy texture, use a hand-held mixer to whip the potatoes.
-This recipe is also great with yogurt instead of kefir.
-To play with flavors you can add different herbs like dry dill.

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 6gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 616mgPotassium: 956mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 104IUVitamin C: 45mgCalcium: 78mgIron: 2mg
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Natalia is a recipe developer, food photographer, and home cook. She started Flavorful Home to document easy real food recipes perfect for busy families. She loves creating flavorful and nutritious meals while keeping the cooking process simple and joyful!

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