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Mashed Potatoes: Fabio's Mom's Style

A Homestyle Side Dish

PHOTO: Fabio Vivianis mashed potatoes are shown here.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • 6 Russet potatoes, peeled and cut each in 6 pieces
  • 6 cloves of peeled Garlic
  • 4 tbsp of melted Butter
  • 2 tsp of Salt
  • 1/2 tsp of Grated fresh Nutmeg
  • 1.5 cup of Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil ( or any other strong flavor Olive Oil )
  • Cooking Directions

    Boil the potatoes in water with the Garlic cloves and strain them once the Potatoes are fully cooked.

    Place Garlic and Potatoes in a kitchen Mixer with the Paddle attachment.

    Add all the rest of the ingredient making sure that the Cream is hot.

    Paddle on a nice speed so the mixture will be smooth and even.

    Top with a strong Extra virgin Olive Oil.

    Recipe courtesy Fabio Viviani.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: nutmeg, heavy cream, parmesan cheese, russet potatoes

    Course: Side Dish

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