Rosemary fresh sprigs
Crushed red pepper
Salt and pepper
BEST POTATOES FOR MASHED POTATOESThe best potatoes for mashed potatoes are Russet or Yukon Gold because of their naturally buttery flavor. They have the densest and most uniform flesh of the potato varieties when prepared in recipes.
Choose a good-quality olive oil that has a light, fruity, and buttery flavor. Be sure it is first pressed, The olive oil extracted from the first pressing is of the highest quality and purity. Also, be sure it was cold-pressed.