Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Finally, the 10 lbs of potatoes were consumed and we now have the 4th recipe derived out of it. I did not imagine that a $2 bag of potatoes would go such a long way. We were able to make the homemade potato chips, crispy French fries, potato and leek soup, and here we are with our homemade mashed potatoes.

Everyone knows what homemade mashed potatoes are. I think that a formal description is not necessary – but did you know that Mashed Potato is also a dance popularized during 1962 to the mid 60’s? I was not born yet during that time but I heard that the moves are pretty cool.

This homemade mashed potatoes recipe resembles the ones that you find in restaurants and top food joints. The ingredients are common, the procedure is simple, and the taste is awesome. Try it yourself – oh, and make sure you top it with KFC Style gravy for a double awesome experience.

Try this Homemade Mashed Potato Recipe

Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Mashed Potato Recipe


  • 2 lbs baking potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup fresh milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 to 4 cups of water

Cooking Procedure

  1. Combine potatoes, 1 teaspoon salt, and water in a cooking pot and bring to a boil. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  2. Turn off the heat and drain the water by placing the potatoes in a colander.
  3. Transfer the potatoes in a large mixing bowl then add the remaining 1 teaspoon of salt. Mash using an electric mixer. You may also use fork or potato ricer for this procedure.
  4. Pour-in the melted butter then mix again until everything is well incorporated.
  5. Gradually add the fresh milk while mixing; continue mixing until all the ingredients are well distributed.
  6. Transfer to a serving plate and top with KFC Style Gravy.
  7. Serve. Share and enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 4


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  1. Nancy says:

    This is sooo good! I tried this few weeks ago and then my hubby super like it. Thanks Panlasang Pinoy. :))

  2. thank you for the recipe. I have been wanting to make mashed potato for daughter, who loves the kfc mashed potato. thank you! keep it up!

  3. Joan Chon says:

    Hi there! The recipes are really good. Want to try them asap. Thanks for sharing. Keep up the good work! ^^



  5. Hello! I made the mashed potato recipe (first time) and it’s perfect! Love it! Just add a lil pepper. Thanks for sharing!

  6. jun alejo says:

    siguradong magugustuhan ng mga kids ko, thanks for the recipe Chef vanjo^_^

  7. pepz rodriguez says:

    big hug for you sir vanj.. thanks for the recipe.. keep it up and Godbless.. me0w..

  8. Mrs Higgins says:

    hi po kuya thanks for sharing to all the recipes.

  9. Hi Rosemarie, we’ll try to make buko pie as soon as I get hold of the ingredients. Paki abangan po.

  10. You are always welcome aurora

  11. diane says:

    Perfect with Max’s style fried chicken!

  12. ako i used butter instead of salt:)…

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