Mashed Potatoes

Learn How to Make Mashed Potatoes

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Mashed Potato Recipe #1 – Make Easy Classic Mashed Potatoes

Classic Mashed Potatoes RecipeMaking mashed potatoes is fun and simple enough for the kids to help. This recipe is easy to make, delicious and nutritious.  Yield: 6-8 servings



  1. Place potatoes in a large heavy pot and cover with cold salted water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, partially covered, until tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot. Off the heat, mash potatoes, adding enough hot broth to make a smooth puree. Stir in sour cream and season with salt and pepper.

How to Make Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potato Recipe #2 – Garlic Mashed Potatoes

How to Make Garlic Mashed PotatoesLike your potatoes with garlic? You’ll love this award winning creamy garlic mashed potato recipe. Yield: 10 servings



  1. Peel and dice potatoes. Make sure all are relatively the same size.
  2. Place potatoes in a large saucepan, add salt and cover with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and then reduce heat to maintain a rolling boil.
  3. Cook until potatoes fall apart when poked with a fork.
  4. Heat the half-half and garlic in a saucepan over medium heat until simmering. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. Remove potatoes from heat and drain off water. Mash the cooked potatoes and add the garlic-cream mixture and Parmesan. Stir to combine. Let stand for 5 minutes and serve.

Favorite Mashed Potato Toppings

Among the most popular mashed 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.

Most Popular Mashed Potato Recipes

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