How to make it

  • Cut potatoes into large uniform chunks.
  • Put potatoes in a large saucepan and add water to cover and a generous pinch of salt.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Cover partially and cook potatoes stirring once or twice for 40 minutes then drain well.
  • Meanwhile in a fry pan over medium heat melt the butter.
  • Add leeks then cover and cook stirring once or twice until tender and lightly browned.
  • Set aside and keep warm.
  • Return potatoes to the saucepan and place pan over low heat.
  • Transfer potatoes in batches to a ricer and pass through into the saucepan.
  • Alternatively using a potato masher mash the potatoes thoroughly.
  • Stir in leeks and their buttery juices.
  • Add the sour cream and stir well.
  • Add the hot milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt and teaspoon pepper and stir vigorously until light and fluffy.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and serve while hot.

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  • cheesecake_queen 11 years ago
    This sounds delicious! :)
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  • chefmeow 11 years ago
    I agree. Potatoes are incredible baked, fried, mashed, yummy. Enjoy.
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  • michellem 11 years ago
    Anything with potatoes is a winner to me. I will try this one soon!~M
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