Mashed Potatoes With Carrots

“This was started by my mom and was a main holiday staple in our household for MANY YEARS, but it is SO good, we have it quite often! People raise an eyebrow when we tell them about it, but after they taste it, they're HOOKED!!! You can adjust the amount to your needs. Just ENJOY!!!”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash and lightly scrub potatoes, cutting away any bad spots, but do NOT peel. Leave whole.
  2. Wash and lightly scrub carrots, removing ends, but do NOT peel. Cut in half or quarters.
  3. Place potatoes and carrots in large deep pan and add enough COLD water to cover about an inch above. Add 1-2 teaspoons salt to water, if desired.
  4. Bring to a boil over high heat. When water comes to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook until tender.
  5. When done, quickly and carefully, drain off all the water into colander.
  6. Return potatoes and carrots to pan ASAP!
  7. Immediately add the butter and seasonings; cover until butter is melted.
  8. Add the buttermilk a little at a time while mashing until desired consistency.
  9. Serve hot.

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