13 Mashed Potatoes Recipes

These mashed potatoes recipes offer inspiration for the creamiest, fluffiest, most knee-wobblingly smooth and satisfying spuds you could ever want. With ample room for variations on the classic, natch.

Velvet Mashed Potatoes

No mere mash, this creamy potato purée owes its uber velvetiness to truly indecent amounts of butter and cream. And we mean that in the best possible way.
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Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Not your everyday mashed potatoes, these are ridiculously rich and comforting thanks to butter, sour cream, Parmesan, roasted garlic, and caramelized onions. Leftovers freeze and reheat beautifully.
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Black Pepper Mashed Potatoes

Truth in advertising. That's what these rustic black pepper spuds from chef Christina Tosi delivers. And simple as can be to make, with lotsa black pepper and a stealth ingredient.
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Easy Mashed Potatoes

Yeah, yeah, we know. You don't need a recipe for mashed Yukon Golds with butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.
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Vegan Mashed Potatoes

We defy you to not swoon to these spectacularly and surprisingly lovely and flamboyant vegan mashed potatoes infused with herbaceousness along with ample potato goodness.
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Chanterelle Mashed Potatoes

With the chanterelles definitely the alpha ingredient, this earthy mash is a phenomenal thing if you're into mushrooms.
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Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes get amplified here with a subtle sweetness and a stunning shade of orange. Not to mention all those healthy antioxidants that make second helpings not only condoned but encouraged. You know, for health's sake.
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Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

We swoon to recipes that indulge us in the pretense of being healthful as we douse food in our preferred fruity olive oil. Thank you, Italy.
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Aligot Potatoes

“By far, the best potatoes I've made and eaten in my life.” That’s the kind of thing we’re hearing from those who’ve tried this showstopper of a recipe.
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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Silken, garlicky mashed potatoes manifest in mere minutes thanks to a super simple technique that's perfect for when you're entertaining or just plain hungry.
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Fork-Mashed Potatoes

These fork-mashed spuds are indulgence defined with their easy execution, deceptively rich taste, and lack of bowls and beaters to clean.
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Mashed Potatoes and Root Vegetables

Mashed potatoes collide with root vegetables to create a deeply flavored yet satisfyingly healthy side dish.
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Leftover Mashed Potato Cakes

The answer to the annual post-Thanksgiving glut of leftovers that leaves your fridge door impossible to shut.
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