In my house, mashed potatoes are a mandatory component of our Thanksgiving dinner. In fact, every Thanksgiving, its Bus Boy, my oldest, who accompanies me to the kitchen in the early morning and begins peeling the potatoes while I get the turkey ready to go into the oven. I generally use the same mashed potato recipe over and over each year, but this year, I decided to see what other mashed potato recipes are out there.
We have collected several mashed potato recipes for your consideration, some of them make use of more exotic ingredients, too. If you want to try something new, I’m sure you’ll find the perfect recipe. We even have recipes for vegan mashed potatoes and keto mashed potatoes as well as recipes that will teach you how to make mashed potatoes in the instant pot and the crock pot if you’re running out of room on the stove. The most difficult part of Thanksgiving dinner this year may be choosing which recipe you’ll be making.
Creamy, buttery, fluffy mash! Everybody’s favorite side dish. This time we are ramping up the flavor of these mashed potatoes with goat cheese. Your holiday spread has never been so tasty!
Instant Pot Mashed Potato Bar is the perfect way to feed a crowd with a hearty delicious meal that you can make in a snap that everyone loves! I will never forget the first time I served a mashed potato bar for a party and needless to say it was the talk of the party. I am not sure if the kids or the adults enjoyed it more, it was a huge hit all around.
Pomme puree (called “fancy mashed potatoes” in the recipe publisher’s house) is as creamy, buttery, and rich as it looks! These mashed potatoes will be a huge hit at any Thanksgiving table!
This unique and delicious side dish is perfect for weeknights, Sunday dinner, or any holiday! The mixture of veggies and cheese inside the cowboy mashed potatoes is what makes it so flavorful.
Make something special for the kids table at your next holiday meal. This vegan mashed potato snowman is an adorable idea for your holiday table.
These Gouda mashed potatoes are perfect for a special occasion. Laced with sweet caramelized onions, fragrant garlic, and plenty of cheese and fat, these delectably rich potatoes are bound to be a hit
This Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes recipe is a quick and easy Thanksgiving side dish. The buttermilk makes these potatoes creamy, a little tangy, and so irresistible!
This simple five ingredient recipe creates a simple and creamy mashed potato dish that’s a great side dish for any meal.
These whole30 mashed potatoes are perfectly rich and easy to make. This recipe makes the best side dish with a Mediterranean twist for Thanksgiving.
Ninja Foodi Mashed Potatoes. How to make mashed potatoes in the Ninja Foodi. This easy mashed potato recipe requires no draining, produces fluffy lump free mashed potatoes, and best of all they taste delicious.
The best and easiest creamy mashed potatoes with skins on Yukon golds, butter, cream cheese and milk. Perfect accompaniment to turkey!
Plan ahead and avoid overwhelm by making Crock pot Mashed Potatoes! Whether you’re making the mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving, or as an everyday side dish, prepping them early and letting the crock pot keep them warm is a pro level cooking trick.
Small batched mashed potatoes are perfect for those having a small gathering!
Instant Pot Whole30 mashed potatoes are the perfect thanksgiving dish! They’re easy to make, incredibly creamy and smooth.
Roasted Garlic + Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes are so easy, so delicious and so comforting! Nothing but silky potatoes and subtle notes of herbs + garlic…you won’t be able to put your fork down.
These cream cheese mashed potatoes are boiled potatoes blended with butter, milk, cream cheese and seasonings to make a rich and creamy side dish.
Boursin Mashed Potatoes are the creamiest and most flavorful mashed potato recipe. Made with Boursin cheese, this simple recipe had tons of flavor and is completely fool-proof!
These restaurant-style homemade mashed potatoes with sour cream are easy to make, buttery, creamy, and incredibly satisfying!
This recipe for Instant Pot mashed potatoes is easy, no-drain, dump and go recipe to make the best, creamiest, fluffiest mashed potatoes. Easy to make classic side dish that comes together in a fraction of a time.
Mix up your mashed potatoes for the holidays with this easy Caramelized Shallot Mashed Potatoes recipe! They’re so flavorful you’ll never want basic mashed potatoes again!
Making mashed potatoes doesn’t have to be hard with this easy Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potato recipe! You don’t even need to drain the potatoes!
These easy, make-ahead mashed potatoes may be warmed in a crock pot to save oven space.
These gluten-free mashed potatoes are creamy, decadent and as cozy as any food can be! Plus, they are super simple to make and can be enjoyed with warm butter or the gluten-free gravy, whichever you prefer.
Creamy Mashed Potatoes is a perfect side dish for any occasion whether it be a quick weekday meal or a festive dinner party. This simple dish is flavoured with butter and double cream.
This Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes recipe is an easy way to get creamy restaurant-style mashed potatoes with the fragrant flavor of garlic. Garlic-infused melted butter and sour cream are added to the potatoes for a decadent side dish
The ultimate in decadence, these Truffle Mashed Potatoes are sure to be a hit at your next holiday gathering. Easy to make, these mashed potatoes are ultra rich and creamy, with a good dose of the wonderfully earthly flavors of black truffles.
This recipe for cauliflower mashed potatoes is a great way to get your family to painlessly eat more non starchy vegetables like cauliflower. Add cauliflower to your mashed potatoes and you will increase nutrition and fiber while lowering carbs. This recipe is great way to cut down on some of the carbs on your Thanksgiving table.
Potatoes are the perfect side dish for any savory meal! Decadent and creamy, these garlic mashed potatoes are oh so perfect for the holidays. Made with russet potatoes, loads of garlic, and heavy cream to make this dish smooth and creamy. Simple and easy, but unforgettably delicious!
Once you try creamy, rich Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes, there’s no going back! Simple ingredients and some important tips will help you create these restaurant quality mashed potatoes.
Miso Mashed Potatoes are a rich and creamy side dish featuring a flavorful homemade miso butter. These fluffy potatoes are flavored with miso butter, garlic, and sage and go perfectly with gravy or au jus. Add these crowd-pleaser potatoes to your weeknight dinner rotation and holiday menu!
These creamy and delicious make ahead mashed potatoes are perfect to eat right away, but they’re also great if they’re refrigerated for a couple days, or frozen, and reheated when you need them. They’re a real life saver on busy holidays.
If you’ve ever wondered ow to make homemade Healthy Mashed Potatoes that are creamy, fluffy, and flavorful – but with only a fraction of the fat and calories, this recipe is for you! This healthy mashed potato recipe uses just 4 ingredients (plus salt and pepper), swapping out entire sticks of butter and cream for milk and just enough butter to be decadent without being overly fatty!
Mashed Potatoes are the best side dish idea for any night of the week! The steps are easy to follow and have basic ingredients like butter and sour cream with optional additions like garlic and Parmesan cheese! Plus, learn my make-ahead method and instructions for freezing and reheating!
These Instant Pot garlic mashed potatoes are rich and creamy and flavored with delicious roasted garlic for an easy side dish that’s perfect for Thanksgiving!
This Instant Pot Vegan Mashed Potatoes recipe is an easy and filling kid friendly side dish that takes only 20 minutes to make. And it’s perfect for Thanksgiving dinner!
These ultra Creamy Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes are super easy to make and perfect for any holiday! This will be your new favorite slow cooker recipe!
If you can find them, using blue, or purple, potatoes, creates a lovely dish of blue mashed potatoes. This unique side dish that tastes just as good as your usual mashed potato recipe.
Comfort food without all the carbs — these keto cauliflower mashed potatoes, while technically not potatoes, are an easy low carb swap for a classic side dish. They’re rich, creamy, and flavorful and take just minutes to make!
Rich, buttery and SO easy to make! Once you try these awesome Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes you’ll never go back to making them the “old” way!
Make this cauliflower potato mash recipe for a light and healthy alternative to the usual mashed potatoes. It has the same creaminess and has less carbs than mashed potatoes.
These Roasted Garlic and Feta Mashed Potatoes are creamy and fluffy with the perfect amount of salt and garlic to amp up each bite.
What do you think of these recipe for Mashed Potatoes? Do you have a favorite, or do you like to make your mashed potatoes with a completely different type of recipe. Let us know by leaving a comment below.
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