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.

Next Up

50 Mashed Potato Recipes

Get inspired with 50 delicious mashed potato recipes from Food Network Magazine.

50 Easy Appetizer Recipes

Make these pre-dinner bites from Food Network Magazine in 15 minutes or less.