You don’t have to make these Microwave Mug Mashed Potatoes in an actual mug.
Any microwave safe container will do.
But when you’re sitting on the couch wrapped in a mermaid tail blanket, binge watching Netflix and eating microwave mashed potatoes… the handle is a nice feature.
Ingredients for Microwave Mug Mashed Potatoes:
1 10-12 ounce Idaho Burbank Russet
toppings of your choice
Serves 1. Watch the Microwave Mug Mashed Potatoes Video for added instruction, entertainment and mix-in ideas. There may also be singing.
Directions for Microwave Mug Mashed Potatoes:
1) Clean and/or peel potato and slice into similar sized pieces.
2) Place potato pieces into microwave safe mug or similar container.
3) Cover potato pieces with water.
4) Place a piece of plastic wrap on top of the mug and leave a side vented.
5) Microwave 2-3 minutes in 1 minute increments until potato pieces are tender.
6) Drain cooking water and season with salt.
7) Mash and enjoy as is, or dress up however you love mashed potatoes.
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The Average Betty Test Kitchen developed this recipe and produced this video on behalf of the Idaho Potato Commission.
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