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The Ultimate Guide To 11 Mashed Potato Recipes

Mashed potatoes are classic comfort food that everyone loves. This recipe is super easy to make and results in masses of delicious, fluffy riced potatoes. Whether you’re making them for a Thanksgiving feast or just a regular old dinner, these potatoes will surely satisfy your cravings.

Mashed potato is the perfect comfort food for any occasion. It’s easy to make, filling, and delicious. This recipe is simple and straightforward – perfect for a busy person who wants a home-cooked meal without all the hassle. There are 11 mash options to choose from, so pull out your pots and pans, and let’s get cooking!

creamy mashed potatoes
Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Tools to Mash Potatoes

I use a stainless steel masher, or for a smoother, creamier mashed potato, use a potato ricer. If you want to go up a notch, there are even electric potato mashers, no more gloopy potatoes!

11 Riced Potato Options

Mashed potatoes are a classic side dish, but sometimes they can get a little boring. If you’re looking for some new and exciting ways to enjoy mashed potatoes, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve gathered eleven of our favourite recipes that will have your taste buds singing with delight. So put on your chef’s hat and get ready to experiment!

mustard Mash
Mustard Mash

Mustard Mash

Add 2 tablespoons of grainy mustard and 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard to your creamy mash.

Leek Mash

Slice 1 leek into rings and boil with your potatoes. Mash altogether. Goes well with lamb chops.

leeks for mashed potato
Leeks for mashed potatoes

Horseradish Mash

Add 5 tbsps of horseradish to your mashed potatoes. Add more if you want a stronger taste. This goes well with roast beef.

Soured Cream and Spring Onion Mash

Use 4 spring onions and finely slice. Stir through the mash along with 2 tbsps of soured cream instead of the milk. Alternatively, use Creme Fraiche instead of the soured cream.

Swede Mash

Replace half the potatoes with Swede. Peel and cut into small cubes. Boil together. Add black pepper and plenty of butter. It’s so good! You could even add some carrots to the mix too.

mashed potatoes

Celeriac Mash

Replace half the potatoes with peeled and cubed celeriac. Cook both together and add 100 ml of creme fraiche instead of milk and butter.

Fried Onion Mash

Fried one chopped white onion until golden and crispy and sprinkle over your mash.

Vegan Olive Oil Mash

Replace the butter and milk with 2 tbsps of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Cheesy Mash

Add about 75-100g of grated mature cheese to the mashed potato. Stir through until it’s all melted.

Caper and Dill Mash For Fish

Add 2 tbsps of chopped capers and 2 tbsps of chopped dill.

mash with herbs
Mash with herbs

Mash With Herbs

Add 2 tbsps of finely chopped parsley, 2 tbsps of chives and 2 tbsps of Thyme.

Gravy For Mashed Potato

Need some gravy for your mashed potatoes? Try making these:

Onion Gravy

Red Wine Gravy

Mushroom Gravy

Ingredients for creamy mashed potatoes

  • 1 kg Maris Piper Potatoes or King Edward
  • Milk Little
  • Butter
  • Salt and Pepper

How to make creamy mashed potatoes

  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into cubes. Place in a pan of salted water and bring to the boil. Cook for 15-20 minutes until tender.
  • Drain, add the milk and butter, season with salt and pepper and mash until smooth, then beat with an electric whisk but not too long as it will become gloopy. Serve as it is, or choose one of the 11 options above for extra flavour!
creamy mashed potatoes

Easy Masses Of Mashed Potato Recipes

Rachel
Creamy mashed potatoes. The perfect comfort food.
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Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine British
Servings 6
Calories 128 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 kg Maris Piper Potatoes (or King Edward)
  • Milk (Little)
  • Butter
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions
 

  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into cubes. Place in a pan of salted water and bring to the boil. Cook for 15-20 minutes until tender.
  • Drain, add the milk and butter, season with salt and pepper and mash until smooth, then beat with an electric whisk but not too long as it will become gloopy. Serve as it is, or choose one of the 11 options above for extra flavour!
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Nutrition

Calories: 128kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 3gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.04gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.003gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 702mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 33mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
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