Easy Mashed Potato Recipes

Easy mashed potato recipes from Food Network Magazine's 50 Mashed Potato recipe booklet.

Photo By: Kana Okada

Photo By: Kana Okada

Photo By: Kana Okada

Photo By: Kana Okada

Photo By: Kana Okada

Photo By: Kana Okada

Photo By: Kana Okada

Photo By: Kana Okada

Tangy Mashed Potatoes

Make Classic Mash or Chunky Red Mash. Use 1 cup sour cream instead of milk; top with fresh dill.

Bacon-Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Cook 1/2 pound chopped bacon until crisp. Make Classic Mash; replace half of the butter with 2 to 4 tablespoons bacon drippings. Fold in some bacon; sprinkle the rest on top.

Orange-Fennel Mashed Potatoes

Heat 1/2 cup olive oil with the grated zest of 1/2 orange, 1 tablespoon fennel seeds and 1/2 teaspoon pepper flakes. Drizzle over Classic Mash or Pepper-Swirl Mash.

Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes

Make Chunky Red Mash; add 1/2 pound grated Monterey Jack, 1/4 cup sliced scallions and 2 minced seeded jalapenos. Top with sour cream and more scallions and jalapenos.

Greek Mashed Potatoes

Make Chunky Red Mash; add 1/2 pound crumbled feta cheese, 1/4 cup each minced dill, parsley and scallions, and 2 teaspoons minced oregano.

Blue Cheese-Walnut Mashed Potatoes

Make Classic Mash. Brown 4 tablespoons butter with 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 2 tablespoons each chopped rosemary and parsley, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; add a pinch of sugar. Crumble blue cheese over the mash; drizzle with the browned butter.

Cheesy Chard Mashed Potatoes

Add 1/2 pound grated gruyere to Classic Mash; top with roasted tomatoes and cooked Swiss chard.

Curried Sweet Potato

Make Sweet Potato Mash (No. 42); puree with 1 tablespoon curry powder and 3 tablespoons each plain Greek yogurt and mango chutney. Top with toasted coconut.