Friday, December 6, 2013
Smashed Red Potatoes with Scallions
*24 oz red - skinned potatoes, cubed
* 1/2 cup sliced scallions
* 1/4 cup half & half
* 2 tbsp unsalted butter
* 2 tsp Dijon mustard
* salt and pepper to taste
1. Cook the potatoes in a pot of salted boiling water until form tender, 10-12 minutes. Drain.
2. Return the potatoes to the pot and cook over medium heat and stir until all the excess moisture has evaporated, approximately 1 minute.
3. Remove the potatoes from the heat, then add in the scallions, half & half, butter and mustard. Smash the potatoes with a potato masher to the desired consistency. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Serve and enjoy.
While it doesn't call for it, I peeled the potatoes. My kids were more apt to eat it all without picking around the skins. But either way, skins on or off, this was delicious! I am sure you could make this recipe with whatever milk you have on hand, but we had half & half on hand for some other recipes we were making this week. This was great with the gravy from chopped steaks.
Posted by Elizabeth at 9:23 PM