Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes
Substituting olive oil on your potatoes is a more healthy alternative, as well as a mouthful of flavorful goodness. Try using a flavored oil such as lemon, rosemary, or truffle for a new twist!
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek Inspired
Serves: 6
  • 2 pounds russet potatoes
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil or flavored oil
  • 1 cup warm half and half
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • pepper to taste
  1. Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with 1 -inch cold water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer until potatoes are tender about 20-25 minutes. With a paring knife test potatoes.
  2. Peel potatoes while hot.
  3. Cut into large chunks and use a hand masher or food mill to press.
  4. Add the olive oil , salt, and pepper. Add the milk.
  5. Serve warm in a pre-warmed bowl or crock pot.
Tip: Keep your mashed potatoes in a glass bowl over simmering water for up to 2 hours, or place the potatoes in a warm crock pot.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at http://www.californiagreekgirl.com/olive-oil-mashed-potatoes/