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How many potatoes are needed to make enough mashed potatoes for 165 people?

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02/18/2008

62lbs of potatoes should be enough, this is based on the following recipe which serves 4 people. 1 1/2 lbs potatoes, peeled and quartered length-wise

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 Tbsp heavy cream

2 Tbsp butter

1 Tbsp milk

Salt and Pepper You will also need a very big pan!!