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Bobby Flay Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Bobby Flay's Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

A recipe from Bobby Flay for delicious buttermilk mashed potatoes. Recipe is by Bobby Flay. The instructions are written in my own words.
Servings 6 people
Author Bobby Flay


  • 4 pounds Gold potatoes peeled & diced
  • 8 tbsp butter diced
  • 2 ⅓ - 3 cups buttermilk
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 2 chopped green onions optional


  • Peel and cut the potatoes into 2-inch cubes
  • Add the potatoes to a large pot. Add enough water to just cover.
  • Bring to a boil, then simmer until potatoes are fork tender. Drain the potatoes.
  • In a small pan, mix together the butter and the buttermilk. Just heat to a bare simmer.
  • Run the potatoes through a food mill if you have it or use a potato masher to mash them.
  • Slowly add in the warm buttermilk mixture. Stop and stir, you may not need all the buttermilk.
  • Season to taste. Add green onions if using.