Healthy Mashed Potato Recipes
First up: Buttermilk-Parmesan Mashed Potatoes
Be sure to purchase a crumbly wedge of Parmigiano-Reggiano for this super quick potato side dish. The salty flavor will give just the right bite to these melt-in-your-mouth mashed potatoes.
Black Pepper and Herb Mashed Potatoes
Buttermilk adds an extra layer of creaminess to these herb-infused potatoes flecked with parsley, tarragon, and chives. Try our other variations: Bacon and Onion Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, and Spinach and Garlic Mashed Potatoes.
Ranch Mashed Potatoes
Add tangy zest to a mild-flavored classic with this recipe. It has the quintessential rich-and-creamy texture of mashed potatoes, while adding visual appeal with skin-on red potatoes and taste appeal with sour cream, buttermilk, and herbs.
Smashed Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Chives
If you want to make the potatoes ahead, chill them and reheat just before serving, adding extra liquid to desired consistency. Stir in the chives just before serving. For a nice presentation, sprinkle additional chives over the top.
Camembert Mashed Potatoes
Mashed Potato Casserole
Bacon and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes with Horseradish Butter
Mashed Potatoes with Chives
Smoked Salmon and Chive Mashed Potatoes
Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Chives
Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary
Creamy Herbed Mashed Potatoes
Yukon golds make brilliant mashed potatoes, thanks to their balance of waxiness and starch. Because yellow potatoes are more flavorful than others, they don't need a lot of fat to taste rich. Mash them by hand just until creamy—overworking the potatoes will make them gummy.
Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Butter
Basic Fluffy Mashed Potatoes
Golden Buttermilk-Chive Mashed Potatoes
Turnip and Leek Mashed Potatoes
Using a hand masher on the potatoes turns out a rustic mash with small, telltale "I'm homemade" lumps.