- 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cut lengthwise into quarters
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- Place the peeled and cut potatoes into a medium saucepan. Cover with cold water. Add a half teaspoon of salt to the water. Over high heat, bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low to maintain a simmer, and for 15 to 20 minutes, or until are fork tender.
- Melt the butter and warm the cream in the microwave.
- Drain the water from potatoes, leaving potatoes in pan. Pour the heated cream and melted butter over the potatoes. Mash the potatoes using a potato masher, mashing until the potatoes are smooth. Don’t over-beat. Add salt and pepper to taste.