Mashed Potatoes Made by Chef Jacques Pépin

by Jacques Pépin
Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes are on the menu in Book recipe, and we are going to teach you how to make this delicious recipe from scratch!

Just in time for your Christmas feast, Chef Jacques Pépin shares his take on Mashed Potatoes and what to make with the leftovers!

Follow along with the 📝 recipes below👇🏾👇🏾

Mashed Potatoes
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Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 5.0/5
( 2 voted )
Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat


  • 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 4 large garlic cloves (peeled or not; see the headnote)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2) stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Wine for Cheers!


  • Eggs
  • Pepper
  • Orange Cheddar


  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into large chunks (2- to 2 1/2-inch pieces). Drop the potatoes into a pot, cover with water, and add the garlic and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and boil gently for 22 to 25 minutes, until the potatoes are tender.
  2. Push the potatoes through a food mill into a bowl. Add the butter and mix in thoroughly, then add the milk, mixing again until incorporated. Mix in the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and the pepper and serve.
  3. Leftover Mashed Potatoes
  4. Mix leftover potatoes with eggs, pepper, orange cheddar –into a gratin, into the oven.
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