Our reviewers can't stop raving about these savory mashed potato recipes. Earning outstanding ratings and feedback, these tasty side dishes are sure to become treasured classics within your family. Use them to combine with great main dishes for your holiday table, for a special occasion, or even to compliment an excellent meal any day of the week. When topped with an excellent gravy, these mashed potatoes are the ultimate accompaniment to an outstanding meal.
Mom's Smashed Mashed PotatoesTo keep potatoes warm until the meal is ready, place them, loosely covered, in a heatproof dish or bowl, and set them (without submerging them) in a larger pot of hot water over very low heat. They'll stay warm without scorching on the bottom.
Olive Oil Mashed PotatoesThe oil coats the starches in a layer of warm fat and keeps them from becoming gluey.
Perfect Mashed Potatoes"The name of the recipe says it all..perfect. I've even substituted low versions of the half-and-half and cream cheese and it's still perfect." -lonestr
Mashed Potatoes with GreensMake Ahead: Prepare this recipe through Step 4, and freeze. Thaw potato mixture in the fridge at least 24 hours before you plan to serve, and let it stand 20 minutes before baking as directed.
Simple Mashed Potatoes"This is the perfect recipe for mashed potatoes. The proportions of ingredients are exactly right. You can use whipping cream or half & half - either way is delicious! You can use white pepper rather than black pepper if you prefer." -peaches09
Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Butter"Some of the most flavorful mashed potatoes I've ever made! I subbed almond milk for the buttermilk, doubled the shallots and added a bit more broth for a creamier dish. Also used russets since they were on-hand. Love the roasted garlic - yummy!" -tara31
Classic Mashed Potatoes"All I can say is that these mashed potatoes are oh so delicious and smooth. The recipe is great, as is, but add some crumbled bacon and you have the taste of a baked potato with the works. Everyone who likes a good potato dish will love these potatoes." -Agassizlady
Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes"This is my mashed potato recipe from now on! Perfect!!!! My whole family loved these and the leftovers are amazing!!!!" -danachelle
Bacon and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes"These are delicious. I served them with simple spicy baked chicken breasts and asparagus. I doubled the recipe, and I will definitely make these again." -skspillman
Mashed Potato Gratin"Enjoyed this a lot. Can't really believe it's "good" for you. It's very very heavy, but yummy. We had this with thanksgiving dinner. I made it a day ahead and then heated it up right before." -Patten
Creamiest Mashed PotatoesLook for xanthan gum with the gluten-free baking mixes and flours; it's available in most supermarkets these days. You can get semiclose results with cornstarch, but the spuds won't be quite as creamy.
Chipotle-Corn Mashed Potatoes"These potatoes are the BEST!!!! Only added one can of peppers-they were still a little bit warm. Will make again and again! Great flavor!!!!" -Jendavis
Spinach-Feta Mashed PotatoesLook for xanthan gum with the gluten-free baking mixes and flours; it's available in most supermarkets these days. You can get semiclose results with cornstarch, but the spuds won't be quite as creamy.
Sesame Mashed Potatoes"Fantastic. Instead of half and half I used 1/2 cup of greek yogurt (which I had on hand) and it was awesome. I decreased the butter to a tbsp to save some calories and you don't even miss it because of the creaminess of the greek yogurt and moisture from the sesame oil." -JJ1916ohio
Goat Cheese Mashed PotatoesThe decadent goat cheese adds to the richness of these potatoes. Garnish with freshly chopped chives.
Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole"I took this to a potluck dinner at our church. It was gone in minutes, should have prepared two. Everyone wanted the recipe." -Carolynmickley
Quick Creamy PotatoesA half-and-half combo of cauliflower and potatoes lightens up a classic mash.
Garlic Mashed Potato Gratin"This was really tasty! I never had anything like it before and I don't regret making it. I made half the recipe and served with coleslaw and Spicy Sweet Pork Tenderloin (also on this website). Everyone loved it. I'm making this again!" -charoulli
Wacky Mashed Potatoes"Fantastic idea-I love it. This recipe went over well with my family. We always try to come up with wacky and unusual ways to serve our meals." -spinach1948