Basil Pesto Mashed Potatoes Basil Pesto Mashed Potatoes

Basil Pesto Mashed Potatoes

Little Charmers - Yellow

Fresh basil pesto adds some easy flair to a base recipe of mashed potatoes. Perfect for pairing with any Italian dishes!

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Basil Pesto Mashed Potatoes

By The Little Potato Company

Basil Pesto Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

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Product Used

(you're also free to use any kind of potatoes!)

Little Charmers - Yellow

Little Charmers - Yellow

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Preparation

Add potatoes to a large pot and cover with water. Add salt and bring to a boil for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Place basil, garlic, pine nuts, and Parmesan into a food processor.

Add oil and pulse until mixed, then add any salt and pepper to taste.

Meanwhile, place milk and butter in a small sauce pot and heat over low heat until butter is melted and milk is steaming.

Once potatoes are cooked, strain and transfer to a medium mixing bowl.

Using a potato masher, smash potatoes with milk and butter mixture and season with salt and pepper. Stir in pesto mixture.

Step 1 out of 6

Add potatoes to a large pot and cover with water. Add salt and bring to a boil for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Step 2 out of 6

Place basil, garlic, pine nuts, and Parmesan into a food processor.

Step 3 out of 6

Add oil and pulse until mixed, then add any salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4 out of 6

Meanwhile, place milk and butter in a small sauce pot and heat over low heat until butter is melted and milk is steaming.

Step 5 out of 6

Once potatoes are cooked, strain and transfer to a medium mixing bowl.

Step 6 out of 6

Using a potato masher, smash potatoes with milk and butter mixture and season with salt and pepper. Stir in pesto mixture.

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