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Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions

Course Vegetables
Cuisine American
Keyword buttermilk, potatoes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Calories 322 kcal


  • 0.75 pound potatoes 3/4 pound Yukon potatoes
  • 0.5 tbsp unsalted butter 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 shallots 2 medium thinly sliced shallots
  • 0.5 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup well shaken buttermilk


  1. Peel and quarter potatoes. Combine with cold well salted water to cover by 1 inch in a 4 quart saucepan, bring to a simmer, and simmer until tender; about 20 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a small nonstick skillet over moderately high heat. Add shallots and cook, stirring frequently, until softened and deep golden, about 8 minutes.

  3. Drain potatoes in a colander, return to pan and coarsely mash with a potatoes masher. Stir in shallots, buttermilk, a bit of butter, salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts
Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions
Amount Per Serving
Calories 322 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 160mg7%
Potassium 1567mg45%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 375IU8%
Vitamin C 38.8mg47%
Calcium 240mg24%
Iron 11mg61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.