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Crushed Red Potatoes With Buttermilk

Crushed Red Potatoes With Buttermilk
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This simple preparation makes a smashing and virtually labor-free alternative to traditional mashed potatoes.

Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 2 pounds
    red potatoes, scrubbed (about 6)
  • 1 teaspoon
    salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 cup
  • 2 tablespoons
    fresh chives, chopped
    freshly ground pepper, to taste
  1. Cover potatoes with cold water in a large saucepan. Add salt and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook until tender, 12 to 15 minutes. 
  2. Drain the potatoes in a colander and transfer to a medium bowl. 
  3. Coarsely crush the potatoes with a potato masher or the back of a large spoon. Gently stir in buttermilk and chives. Season with salt and pepper.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings
  • Calories85
  • Fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates19 g
    • Dietary fiber2 g
  • Protein3 g
  • Sodium311 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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