Mashed Potatoes with Sauteed Leeks

Delicious side.  Perfect with beef.

1 lb new potatoes, peeled, cut in half
¼ cup milk
2 Tbl. butter
salt and pepper
5 medium leeks, sliced (white and light green parts)

Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender. Meanwhile melt butter in heavy, medium skillet over medium-low heat. Add leeks and cook, stirring frequently until tender and beginning to color, 8-10 minutes.

Drain potatoes and return to pot.  Mash. Mix in milk. Stir in leek mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Two servings.

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