Kate’s Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a classic comfort food that can be enjoyed with a wide range of dishes. They are creamy, flavorful, and easy to make. While there are many ways to prepare mashed potatoes, using Kate’s Buttermilk is a simple yet effective way to add a delicious tangy flavor to the dish. Kate’s Buttermilk is made with real milk and cream, and its rich and creamy taste makes it a great addition to any mashed potato recipe. In this recipe, we’ll show you how to make creamy mashed potatoes with a tangy twist using Kate’s Buttermilk.

Mashed potatoes topped with a square of butter sitting in a bowl


5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 3 lbs boiling potatoes
  • ¼ cup Kate's buttermilk
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • ½ stick Kate's unsalted Butter
  • 1 tbsp chopped chive
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Kosher Salt


  • Begin by boiling 4 quarts of water and 2 tablespoons of kosher salt in a large pot.
  • Peel and cube 3 pounds of boiling potatoes and add them to the boiling water.
  • Simmer uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
  • While the potatoes cook, heat 1/4 cup of whole milk and 1/2 stick of Unsalted Kate's Butter in a small saucepan, being sure not to let it boil.
  • Once the potatoes are done, drain them in a colander and return them to the pot.
  • Mash the potatoes with a potato masher, fork, or whatever you have handy.
  • Stir in 1/4 cup of shaken Kate's Buttermilk until the potatoes are creamy.
  • Sprinkle in 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper and 2 teaspoons of salt, or more to taste.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of chopped chives for an extra pop of flavor and color.
  • Serve the mashed potatoes hot with a pad of Kate’s Salted Butter melting over the top or alongside Kate’s Sea Salted Butter Cup to allow decadence to taste.

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