Miss Rachel’s Pantry: Mash it up!

For a hearty Thanksgiving side dish that’s a little heart-healthier, try this not-so traditional mashed potato recipe!

You’ll need:

3 pounds red skinned potatoes, washed, skin on

1/4 cup olive oil

1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped

2 teaspoons sea salt (more to taste)

1 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon chopped garlic (optional)

1/2 cup soy or almond milk

What to do:

Chop potatoes into large cubes and place in a large pot that’s half-filled with water. Bring to a boil and boil until the potatoes are fork tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, reserving just a bit of the cooking water in the bottom of the pot (just so there’s a few teaspoons of hot water in there to aid in mixing). Return the potatoes to the pot and add the olive oil and seasonings. Mix and mash with a fork and a mixing spoon (or, if you have a potato masher, now’s the time to get that out!). Once all the potatoes are coated and lightly mashed, add in the milk and mix until your arm gets tired – to desired consistency. I like to leave a few lumps in there because it looks so homemade (and it’s easier on the arms!).


Miss Rachel’s Pantry is a vegan personal chef, meal delivery, and catering company in Philadelphia, Pa, making real-deal homestyle food.  To contact her for more information, her blog is:www.missrachelspantry.blogspot.com and her website is: www.missrachelspantry.com

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