- 6 russet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
- 1 cup vegetable broth
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp dried rosemary
- 1 tsp Dried oregano
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp dried parsley
- 1 tsp dried sage
- 1 tsp minced garlic
Mashed potatoes are a staple in so many cultures and culinary traditions of so many countries. From Ireland, all the way to the US, each country and culture has supposedly their own rendition of this evergreen dish. It is for this reason that there is perhaps no way to ruin a mashed potato dish. One of these colorful ways to prepare mashed potatoes is through the traditional Italian way. The Italian way utilizes the famed technique of keeping things fairly simplistic but not sacrificing any flavor in doing so.
The main distinction in this Italian version of the dish is that it manages to eliminate the lumps altogether and what you get in the end is a creamy and smooth texture. This recipe requires potatoes of good quality as well as skillful preparation.
Potatoes are an ideal dietary choice for those who want to watch their calorie intake as they contain only 110 calories. There’s no fat, sodium or cholesterol in them. Additionally, they’re a good source of vitamin B6. They are also rich in fiber, magnesium and anti-oxidants.
How to Make Italian Mashed potatoes
Serve with a stew or any sort of braised meats.