Sick of using that instant box mix for your mashed potatoes?! Trust me, I used to quickly whip a pot of them whenever we’re having a roast or a larger meal…
Now with all these delicious homemade recipes, I don’t any excuses lol
Before we get started, it wouldn’t be fair if I didn’t include a gravy recipe, right?
Say goodbye to instant mashed potato mix:
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How To Make Gravy
Source: Foxy Folksy
If you want to kick the bottle gravy to the curb, this is your chance!
This recipe is super simple with only 5 basic ingredients and takes about 10 minutes to make. I don’t think it gets easier than that
Take your mashed potatoes to the next level with this amazing homemade gravy!
Best Mashed Potatoes
Source: Chelsea’s Messy Apron
If you’re looking for the creamiest mashed potatoes, then look no further…
What makes these the creamiest, you might ask?
The potato ricer! By using a potato ricer, it gives you the super fluffy texture that everyone loves
These will definitely become a staple for years to come after the first time you make them
Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
Source: The Salty Marshmallow
If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I absolutely love cooking with my instant pot
So if you’re like me, this one is going to be perfect for you. The best part is the fact you probably have all the ingredients you need
Just toss everything into the instant pot and 10 minutes later you’ll be a few mashes away from this delicious side
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Source: Yellow Bliss Road
I had to throw this one in the mix too since I know there are some die-hard red potato fans out there 😃
Personally, I love using red potatoes and especially love the garlic!
These turn out amazing and I love leaving them slightly chunky. It really helps when you cook the potatoes to the right consistency and stop mashing them just before you think they’re done. But that’s just me
For a classic garlic potatoe recipe, you can’t go wrong with this one!
Ultimate Loaded Mashed Potatoes
Source: Dinner Then Dessert
Did anyone say bacon? 🥓
Maybe I’m hearing things… lol. When I’m cheating a bit, I go all out with these loaded potatoes
Bacon, lots of butter, melted cheese and topped with cold sour cream! It’s hard to call these a side since I eat so much, they could be a full meal. Plus, you’re kids will definitely love these
Load up on these delicious mashed potatoes!
Spinach Mashed Potatoes
Source: Chef Not Required
After all that loaded potato talk, it’s time to switch things up with something a bit more healthy…
Or at least I like to think so since it has spinach in the name 😉
The real secret with these is the last step of the recipe where she folds in feta cheese right before serving
Feel better about the carbs with these healthy mashed potatoes!
Source: The Recipe Rebel
Not a big fan of feta cheese?
If not, then this is the recipe for you! With a 1/2 cup of cream cheese, these turn out super smooth and creamy. Plus, you don’t have to use an instant pot for these
They’re super simple with only a handful of ingredients and about 30 minutes to make!
Say cheese, next time you make these!
Leftover Mashed Potato Puffs
Source: Simply Sissom
If you have boys, you might not even know what leftovers are 😆
But if you do somehow end up with mashed potato leftovers, these are a perfect way to turn them into an amazing bite-size snack!
All you have to do is add a few eggs, cheese, sausage crumbles, a few spices and divvy them out into a muffin pan. Bake for 25 minutes and you’re done…
Say goodbye to leftovers with these delicious potato puffs!
Source: Cooking Classy
If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving mashed potato recipe you can prepare in advance, then this one is screaming your name!
I love how she uses both mozzarella and parmesan cheese while still keeping the recipe super simple. You can bake these the night before and heat them up at any gathering or right before Thanksgiving dinner
Impress the inlaws with this awesome recipe!
Kitchenaid Mashed Potatoes
Source: Hint Of Helen
No instant pot? No potato masher? Perfect!
Break out your stand mixer and whip up these super simple mashed potatoes next time you need a quick side for the family
It doesn’t get much easier than these. Butter, milk, salt and pepper is the only things you need other than your choice of potato
Keep it quick and easy with these stand mixer potatoes!
Okay, so now that we’ve been over classic recipes, instant pot recipes, stand mixer recipes, it’s finally time for the beloved crockpot recipe!
These are the definition of “set and forget”. With a quick prep time of about 5-10 minutes, depending on how fast you can mince that garlic, and 4 hours cooking…
You’ll have a pot full of delicious mashed potatoes, in what feels like, no time
Break out that crockpot and worry about something else!
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Source: Andie Mitchell
No list of mashed potato recipes would be complete without sweet potatoes!
This is the perfect sweet potato recipe since it’s so easy and they turn out amazing. She also calls for a little bit of cinnamon and ground ginger to add a little twist
Plus, if you’re vegan, she has substitutes like coconut oil and almond milk
Sweeten up and dinner with this super tasty recipe!
Source: The Healthy Foodie
Last but not least is this cauliflower mash… while its technically not potato I couldn’t resist adding it to the list!
With just a handful of ingredients like mayo, ghee, and Himalayan salt, this recipe is super simple to make. After steaming the cauliflower, all you have to do is chuck everything into the food processor and you’re good to go
Get the kids to actually enjoy vegetables with this quick and easy recipe!