Whipped Potatoes With Basil Oil

Ingredients

  • 5 large baking potatoes
  • 1 cup hot milk
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 tablespoons basil oil, approximately
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons chopped chives
  • Basil oil (see recipe)

    6 servings

    Preparation

    1. Peel potatoes and cut in 1-inch cubes. Boil in lightly salted water until tender. Drain and put in a bowl.
    2. Beat the potatoes slowly, using a hand mixer or the whip attachment of an upright mixer.
    3. Gradually add the hot milk. When milk is mixed in, slowly drizzle in olive oil, followed by melted butter, salt and pepper.
    4. To serve, drizzle basil oil over whipped potatoes, and garnish with cracked pepper and chives.

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