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Mashed Potato Recipes

These recipes use all types of potatoes, including white, red, yams, sweet potatoes, gold, and dehydrated. You will also find recipes using mashed potatoes as an ingredient rather than a stand-alone dish, to make good use of leftover mashed potatoes. Keep in mind that leftover mashed potatoes and potato flakes can be used as a thickener for soups and stews. Get tips on making the best mashed potatoes before you begin.
  1. Leftover Mashed Potato Recipes - Recipes using mashed potatoes (24)

All About Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes are easy to make, but be sure to get tips on proper methods to avoid gluey potatoes and how to select the right potato for your mashers.

All the Way Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Take your mashed potatoes all the way by adding everything you love on baked potatoes, including butter, Cheddar cheese, sour cream, bacon, and chives. If you must, you can lower the fat by using lighter ingredients, but this recipe is worth the splurge. Do not use a mixer as it will make the mashed potatoes gummy. Recipe may be halved.

Amsterdam Mashed Potatoes with Sauerkraut Recipe
It may seem an unlikely combination, but mashed potatoes marry beautifully with sauerkraut and onions in this creamy side dish.

Anchovy Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Anchovies give a salty but not fishy flavor to mashed potatoes, so do not hesitate to try this awesome recipe. You will find anchovies in tins near the canned tuna and salmon in the market. If you cannot find fresh chives, substitute the tops of green onions, finely chopped.

Apple Mashed Potatoes Recipe
These mashed potatoes are delightfully different. The apples add a hint of sweetness to the potatoes, yet the savory flavors of the herbs still shine through. Sour cream gives a rich creamy texture, but remember, you want these mashed potatoes chunky, not smooth. Apple mashed potatoes are especially good with pork.

Applebee's® Bacon Scallion Mashed Potatoes Recipe
The popular Applebee's® restaurant chain's version of mashed potatoes uses garlic, bacon, scallions, and sour cream.

Artichoke Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Artichoke hearts make an interesting addition to classic mashed potatoes. Use canned artichoke hearts, but make sure they are plain and not marinated.

Baked Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses give a kick to this easy baked dish combining mashed potatoes with savory sauteed onions and celery.

Boursin Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Seasoned boursin cheese brings new life to traditional mashed potatoes. They may be made in advance and reheated in the oven or microwave.

Boxty - Irish Potato Cakes Recipe
Most cultures have some version of potato cakes. Traditional Irish boxty potato cakes use both fresh potatoes and leftover mashed potatoes.

Buffalo Mashed Potatoes Recipe
It is the blue cheese and just a dash of hot sauce that makes these mashed potatoes Buffalo-style. If you love the combination of Buffalo wings with blue cheese, give these potatoes a try.

Buttermilk Basil Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Buttermilk and cottage cheese are a lower-fat substitution for rich sour cream in these deliciously satisfying herbed garlic mashed potatoes.

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes Recipe
The addition of buttermilk to mashed potatoes lends a delicious tang without adding a lot of fat. The recipe is easily doubled or tripled. I also like to add some chopped fresh chives.

Cheddar Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Cheddar cheese gives depth and richness to traditional mashed potatoes. Feel free to substitute lower-fat milk and cheese to suit your diet. The dish won't be quite as luscious, but still very good. Recipe is easily multiplied for larger crowds.

Chive Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Cream cheese, milk, and chives add richness and flavor to mashed potatoes. Try using unpeeled red rose potatoes for added color and nutrition.

Colcannon (Mashed Potatoes with Cabbage) Recipe
Potatoes and Cabbage have been sustenance foods in Ireland for ages. This classic Irish dish combines the mashed potatoes and cabbage. Add some chopped boiled beef and you have a dish known as Bubble & Squeak.

Company Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Sweet potatoes, orange juice, onion, and sour cream are combined for mashed potatoes that are perfect for special guests or any meal.

Crawfish Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Crawfish tails, garlic, and chives give a Cajun seafood twist to mashed potatoes.

French Onion Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Onion soup mix gives a robust flavor to mashed potatoes with sour cream and chives.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Garlic and low-fat buttermilk take the place of butter in these tasty mashed potatoes.

Garlic Smashed New Potatoes Recipe
If you haven't yet, you simply must try smashed potatoes. The method leaves large chunks amongst a chunky "gravy" flavored with garlic, butter, cream, chives, and bacon bits. This allows the flavor of the potatoes to shine through while still getting the benefit of a mashed potato-type dish. Smashed potatoes are all the rage in restaurants these days, and easier to make than mashed potatoes. Recipe is easily multiplied.

Garlic, White Cheddar and Chipotle Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Roasted garlic has a mellow flavor and chipotle chiles give a spicy, yet mildly sweet kick to these mashed potatoes with Cheddar cheese. Do not fear the large amount of garlic. Roasted garlic is not pungent at all. It becomes mellow and nutty in flavor when roasted.

Garlicky Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Yukon gold potatoes and garlic make these mashed potatoes special, yet still easy to make.

Golden Mashed Potatoes with Morels and Baked Eggs Recipe
Gold mashed potatoes with garlic are blended with sauteed onions and morel mushrooms. They are topped with eggs and Parmesan cheese, and then baked. This dish is great for breakfast or dinner. You can use leftover mashed potatoes if you wish, but fresh is fluffier.

Horseradish and Celery Potatoes Recipe
Celery root and horseradish marry mashed potatoes in this award-winning recipe. It is quite easy to make.

Horseradish Mashed Potatoes Recipe
A touch of horseradish and heavy cream give an interesting spark to mashed potatoes.

Irish Champ Recipe - Poundies Recipe
These are mashed potatoes, Irish-style, with butter and green onions. Instead of gravy, they are traditionally served with a well of butter in the center for dipping each bite. Use red potatoes and leave the skins on for added color and nutrition.

Loaded Mashed Potatoes Recipe
French onion dip makes an interesting addition to mashed potatoes topped with Parmesan cheese and bacon bits.

Loaded Parsnip Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Parsnips lend a delicious sweet, almost nutty flavor to mashed potatoes. Shredded Cheddar cheese and bacon bits are the icing on the cake, so to speak, but you may omit them, if you wish. If you are feeling particularly decadent, stir in some sour cream along with everything else. Yum!

Lobster Mashed Potatoes Recipe
What could be more decadent and delicious than lobster in mashed potatoes? A broth made with the lobster shell adds intense flavor.

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Make these mashed potatoes up to a week ahead of time so you can concentrate on the rest of the meal.

Marvelous Mashed Potatoes With Bacon Recipe
Bacon, spinach, and Fontina cheese make mashed potatoes different and special. You may use pre-cooked bacon bits to save time.

Mashed Potato Chive Bread Recipe
Your favorite mashed potatoes are incorporated into a delicious yeast bread.

Mashed Potatoes with Carrots, Turnips and Horseradish Recipe
Carrots, turnips, and horseradish give added dimension and flavor to mashed potatoes. Use a microplane to make quick work of grating carrots and horseradish.

Mashed Potatoes with Mustard Seeds Recipe
Dijon mustard and mustard seeds give pizzazz to mashed potatoes. Toasting the mustard seeds brings out the flavor, so do not overlook this step.

Mock Mashed Potatoes (Cauliflower) Recipe
Your guests will probably never know that these rich mashed potatoes contain no potatoes at all. They are made from cauliflower. Great for low-carb diets. These are doubly good with bacon bits added.

Molasses Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Idaho potatoes and sweet potatoes are combined with molasses, butter, and sour cream. This combination is a nice change from traditional mashed potatoes.

Onion Cheese Mashed Potato Puffs Recipe
Chives and Cheddar cheese add a punch of flavor to light and airy potato puffs. Quick to whip up. You may use leftover mashed potatoes or start from scratch.

Orange Mashed Potatoes Recipe
These mashed potatoes get a tangy boost from orange juice, onions, and sour cream. They are not as sweet as you may think. They make a nice alternative to sweet potatoes, and kids love them.

Portobello-Layered Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Portobello mushrooms cooked in garlic and onions give a rich touch to this casserole with gold potatoes. The mashed potatoes are made with low-fat buttermilk, then layered with the sauteed mushrooms and topped with Parmesan.

Potatoes & Parsnips in Acorn Squash Bowls Recipe
Acorn squash pulp and parsnips add flavor to potatoes baked in the squash bowls. This is a new take on twice-baked potatoes that meat-eaters will love as much as vegetarians.

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Garlic mashed potatoes are all the rage in the finest of restaurants. The flavor of roasted garlic in mashed potatoes is unbeatable, and fresh herbs give an extra boost of flavor.

Rosemary Leek Mashed Potatoes Recipe
This low-fat mashed potato recipe uses garlic, leeks, rosemary, and wine for flavor.

Rosemary Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Start with packaged frozen mashed potatoes and add rosemary to save time. You can, of course, begin with fresh potatoes if you have the time.

Skinny Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Chicken broth takes the place of butter and adds flavorful dimension to low-fat mashed potatoes. Sweet potatoes or yams may be substituted for the potatoes.

Smashed Red-Skinned Potatoes with Boursin and Scallions Recipe
Smashed potatoes are all the rage in gourmet restaurants. This version is rustic, yet elegant with the addition of herbed boursin cheese. It couldn't be easier to make. Red potatoes are the key and smashing prevents gumminess.

Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes Recipe
These mashed potatoes taste like baked potatoes with sour cream, chives, and butter, but without the skin. This is the preferred method for mashed potatoes in our family.

Spinach Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Add spinach, leeks, sour cream, buttermilk, and Parmesan cheese to Yukon Gold or Red Bliss mashed potatoes and you have a hit. This is a nice change from traditional mashed potatoes, and colorful, too. Using waxy potatoes like these will give more texture and flavor than the usual mashers, but you may substitute russet potatoes with equal success.

Tipsy Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Whiskey makes mashed sweet potatoes a bit tipsy. They are sweetened with brown sugar and topped with pecans and/or marshmallows. Although much of the alcohol in the whiskey will burn off, the rich flavor will remain. This is a nice change from traditional sweet potatoes.

Truffled Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Minced black truffles, truffle oil, and heavy cream elevate mashed potatoes to a gourmet level.

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