red skin mashed potatoes

mashed red potatoes recipe

These creamy red skin mashed potatoes are the simplest mashed potato recipe out there! They’re so buttery, creamy and delightfully chunky.


  • 2 lbs red skin potatoes, scrubbed well, unpeeled and cut into 2” chunks
  • kosher salt
  • 6 tbsp salted butter, cubed, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, plus more if needed
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp minced fresh chives


  1. Place potatoes and 1 tablespoon kosher salt in a large pot. Fill with enough water to cover the potatoes by 1 inch. Bring to a boil, reduce to a gentle simmer and cook until potatoes are fork tender, 12- 15 minutes.


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