Mashed Potatoes With Celery
- 3 pounds russet potatoes peeled, and cut into 1" pieces
- 4 large celery stalks with leaves very thinly sliced
- 3 garlic cloves
- 2 small bay leaves
- 1/4 cup whipping cream
- 3 tablespoons butter
- Salt to taste
- Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
- Chopped celery leaves for garnish
Cook potatoes, sliced celery, garlic, and bay leaves in pot of boiling salted water until potatoes are tender, about 12 minutes. Drain potatoes. Return to same pot; remove bay leaves.
Add cream and butter and mash well. Season with salt and pepper. Rewarm over low heat, stirring occasionally. Transfer potato mixture to bowl; sprinkle with chopped celery leaves.
This recipe yields 8 servings.