Thursday, April 24, 2014

Mashed Potatoes with Green Onions

Serves 6

1 1/2 pounds red-skinned potatoes, scrubbed, unpeeled
1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, scrubbed, unpeeled
1 cup half and half
1/2 cup finely chopped green onions
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, room temperature
Cut all potatoes into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Set steamer rack in pot. Add enough water to pot to reach depth of 1 inch; bring to boil. Place potatoes on rack. Cover pot and steam potatoes until tender, about 30 minutes. Remove potatoes and steamer rack from pot. Discard water in pot. Return potatoes to pot. Add half and half, green onions, and butter. Mash until almost smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.

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