Mashed Potatoes

Learn How to Make Mashed Potatoes

It’s the great potato debate! How to make perfect mashed potatoes? With skins or without? Russets, yellows, reds, or whites? Whatever your preference, we have your basic recipe for Creamy Mashed Potatoes.

Our Best Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Peel potatoes and then cut them up into about equal sizes. Bring a pot of water to a boil and add your potatoes. Keep boiling and cook these for 30 minutes, until a fork slides easily into the potatoes. Drain the potatoes. Put your potatoes that you drained back into the pot and put back on the burner, low heat. You are now going to just mash them with a spoon or potato masher. Add your butter, cream cheese, milk, black pepper and salt and whip until creamy.


Mashed Potatoes Recipe by

Mashed Potatoes with a Twist

Favorite Toppings

Among the most popular potato toppings are: chives, cheese, bacon bits, sour cream, crisp onion or spring onion, caramelized onion, garlic, mustard, spices such as nutmeg, and chopped herbs such as parsley and cilantro.

More Popular Recipes

Potatoes USA Disclaimer

Please Note: You have clicked on a link to a website maintained by a third party and are about to leave the Potatoes USA website. The external link should not be considered an endorsement by Potatoes USA of the third party website or the company or organization that owns it, and Potatoes USA is not responsible for the accuracy or nature of the content of the linked website.

Click ‘OK’ to continue, or ‘Cancel’ to return to

OK Cancel