How To Make Tyler’s Mashed Potatoes At Home

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Out of all recipes for potatoes, Tyler’s mashed potatoes are insanely easy and a perfect Thanksgiving recipe. You can enjoy these creamy spuds with the turkey or as a dip. This dish is loaded with the herbal flavors of bay leaves and chives. Salt and pepper add a basic seasoning touch to it. So, let’s mash up some spuds and turn them into a creamy Thanksgiving side dish. 

Thanksgiving mashed potatoes

You can blend the potatoes in a food processor to make Tyler’s mashed potatoes. Try adding more spices to it if you want to heat things up around. If you don’t have a pot, you can steam the potatoes in a ricer or food mill. These potatoes can stay fresh in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days. Just warm them slightly before serving. Now, let’s start with the recipe for Tyler’s mashed potatoes.

Tyler’s mashed potatoes recipe is quite simple and requires easy-to-handle equipment. If you’re out of bay leaf, you can also use any of the bay leaf substitutes. Read the lists below to know the equipment and ingredients you need with you before you begin with the recipe. 

What Equipment Will You Need For Tyler’s Mashed Potatoes?

  • Bowl- To mix the mashed potatoes with the cream, you need a bowl. The size of the bowl depends on the quantity of cream and mashed potatoes. 
  • Saucepan- Heat the cream and butter in the saucepan to mix it with the mashed potatoes. 
  • Spatula- Use a spatula to stir the cream with butter and to combine hot cream with mashed potatoes. 
  • Spoon- Use a spoon or a fork to mash the potatoes in a bowl. 
  • Pot- Cook potatoes in a large pot. You can use an instant pot or a steamer for this recipe. 
  • Sieve- Use a large sieve to strain the potatoes and drain the water out of the pot. 
  • Knife- You can use a chef’s knife or any sharp kitchen knife to cut the potatoes or chives for this recipe. 

How Much Time Do You Need To Make Tyler’s Mashed Potatoes?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal time
15 Minutes20 Minutes35 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need For Tyler’s Mashed Potatoes?

  • Potatoes- Peel and cut into quarters four pounds of golden creamer potatoes for this recipe. 
  • Bay leaf- Use just one bay leaf to add aroma and earthy flavor to mashed potatoes.
  • Kosher salt- Kosher salt will enhance the taste of mashed potatoes. You can add it according to your taste. 
  • Pepper- Black pepper adds a spicy seasoning flavor to the potatoes. So, add a pinch of freshly ground black pepper to the mashed potatoes. 
  • Heavy cream- Heavy cream will give a nice thick and smooth texture to the potatoes. You can use two cups of heavy cream for this recipe. However, the quantity may vary according to the number of potatoes.  
  • Butter- Butter will give a nice velvety texture and improve the taste of mashed potatoes. You can use two tablespoons of unsalted butter for this recipe.  
  • Chives- Chop chives to add a fresh earthy flavor to mashed potatoes. Use two tablespoons of chopped chives. 
Mashed potatoes

Steps To Make Tyler’s Mashed Potatoes

1. Prep Potatoes and Butter-Cream Mix

Add potatoes to a large pot containing water over medium heat. Add two tablespoons of salt and a bay leaf to it. Cover with cold water and bring the water in the pot to a boil. Cook the potatoes over medium heat for about 20 minutes. Discard the leaf and drain the water. 

Now, add cream to a saucepan over medium heat. Add butter to the saucepan and combine to form and warm butter-cream mix. 

2. Combine And Serve

Take a bowl, add mashed potatoes to it. Transfer hot cream from the saucepan to the bowl containing potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Mix them with a spoon to form creamy smooth mashed potatoes. Add chopped chive, mix, and serve. 

Nutritional Information

Calories418 kcal
Carbohydrates41 g
Protein6 g
Fat26 g
Saturated Fat16 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g
Monounsaturated Fat7 g
Trans Fat1 g
Cholesterol93 mg
Sodium74 mg
Potassium1003 mg
Fiber5 g
Sugar2 g
Vitamin A1044 IU
Vitamin C45 mg
Calcium68 mg
Iron2 mg

How Will Tyler’s Mashed Potatoes Look and Taste?

Tyler’s mashed potatoes are tender mashed potatoes mixed with heavy cream and butter. These mashed potatoes are flavored with bay leaf, chives and seasoned with salt and pepper. These potatoes can be enjoyed as a side dish with Thanksgiving turkey and meat or as a dip. Try this side dish for Thanksgiving and enjoy your family feast. 

Recipe Card

Mashed potatoes with chopped chives

Tyler’s Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Tyler's mashed potatoes are the delicious combination of mashed potatoes, heavy cream, and butter. It is flavored with seasoning spices like salt and pepper. The bay leaves and the chopped chives add fragrant and earthy flavors to the mashed potatoes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 418 kcal

Equipment

Bowl
Saucepan
Spatula
Spoon
Pot
Sieve
Knife

Ingredients
  

  • 4 pounds Golden Creamer Potatoes (peeled and cut into quarters)
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream
  • 3 tablespoons Butter (unsalted)
  • 2 tablespoons Chives (chopped)
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Instructions
 

  • To a large pot containing water, add potatoes and cook over medium heat. Add two tablespoons of salt and a bay leaf to the pot. Cover with cold water and bring the water in the pot to a boil. Cook the potatoes over medium heat for about 20 minutes. Discard the leaf and drain the water.
  • Pour cream into a saucepan over medium heat. Add butter and combine to form and warm butter-cream mix.
  • Mash potatoes in a bowl. Transfer hot cream from the saucepan to this bowl. Season the mixture with salt and pepper. Mix them with a spoon to form creamy smooth mashed potatoes. Add chopped chive, mix, and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 418kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 6gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 74mgPotassium: 1003mgFiber: 5gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1044IUVitamin C: 45mgCalcium: 68mgIron: 2mg
Keyword American cuisine, Potatoes, Tyler’s mashed potatoes
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