Sage Mashed Potatoes

Sage Mashed Potatoes



  • 3 lbs. Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 5 tbsp. butter divided
  • 4 large fresh sage leaves
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste


  • Peel and quarter the potatoes, place them in a large pot, and cover with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Once melted, add the sage leaves and cook until the butter begins to brown, about 3-4 minutes. Remove the sage leaves and
  • Add the milk to the butter and bring them to a simmer. Turn off the heat and set aside.
  • Once the potatoes are cooked through, drain well. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher. Add the butter-cream mixture, Parmesan, and salt. Keep mashing until its smooth and no lumps remain.
  • Transfer the mashed potatoes to a serving platter, drizzle with the remaining butter, and garnish with finely chopped sage.

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