Whipped Potatoes With Herbs
- 1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes peeled, quartered
- 5 garlic cloves
- 1/2 cup butter - (1 stick) room temperature, cut into pieces
- 1/2 cup chopped mixed fresh herbs (such as basil, parsley, and chives)
- Salt to taste
- Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
Cook potatoes and garlic in large saucepan of boiling salted water until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain well. Return potatoes and garlic to pot.
Using handheld electric mixer, beat potato mixture at low speed until smooth. Add butter; beat until melted and smooth. Increase speed and whip potatoes just until light and fluffy. Stir in herbs. Season with salt and pepper; serve.
This recipe yields 4 cups.