Creamy Dijon Smashed Potatoes

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 5:00 PM, August 27, 2007

Aired August 27, 2007

Serves 4 servings
2 1/4 pounds small, red-skinned potatoes
1/2 cup half-and-half or cream (eyeball it)
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
20 chives (eyeball it), chopped
2 sprigs of dill, chopped
3 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces

Cut potatoes in half and place them in a pot. Add enough water to cover the potatoes by at least an inch. Cover the pot and bring up to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, remove the lid, add some salt and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 10-12 minutes.

Drain the potatoes and return them to the hot pot. Add the half-and-half or cream, Dijon mustard, chives, dill and the butter to the potatoes and smash with a fork or potato masher to the desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper.