Mashed potatoes seem to always be a favorite side dish on a lot of people’s dinner tables. But in the past few years mashed potatoes have seemed to lose their luster due to the endless variety of boxed and bagged instant potatoes that clutter shelves at your local grocery store. If you are looking to ditch the box for dinner tonight and experience a taste that you may not have had in awhile, you definitely have to check out these recipes for some amazing mashed potatoes.
1. Ultimate Slow Cooker Potatoes
A classic style of mashed potatoes. If you have the time to make them this way, I highly recommend it!
2. Chipotle and Cilantro Mashed Potatoes
Mashed Potatoes with a Mexican-style influence to them. If you like a little spice, this recipe is worth a shot.
3. Veggie Mash
This delightful dish is perfect for vegetarians, or people looking for a low calorie recipe.
4. Smoky Mashed Potatoes
This dish is chock full of flavor. A good recipe to check out if you have a lot of left over mashed potatoes, since it doesn’t necessarily call for freshly mashed potatoes.
5. Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash
This is a delightful dish, and is commonly seen around the holidays. The sweet potatoes add a nice amount of nutrients, too!
6. Two-Tone Potatoes
Another fun way to add sweet potatoes to your mashed potatoes!
7. Pepper Jack-Bacon Mashers
Everything is better with bacon! This award-winning recipe is sure to satisfy the whole family!
8. Fiesta Potatoes
A very fun and flavorful recipe. This is sure to be a hit at your next family dinner!
9. Leek, and Garlic Mashed Potatoes
A creamy, garlicky, mouthwatering mashed potato recipe. This recipe is perfect for garlic lovers!
10. Cheddar Potato Casserole
A delightful, cheesy dish that is a perfect solution if you deal with picky eaters on a nightly basis.
11. Three Cheese Whipped Potatoes
If you are a cheese lover, and you are not afraid to try something a little more exotic, this is the potato recipe for you!
12. Onion & Sage Mashed Potatoes
A good recipe for those who love onions. This recipe has you roast your mashed potatoes, giving them an unforgettable taste.
13. Mashed Potato Quesadilla
An amazing main dish you must try. Very easy to make, and it is loaded with flavor!
14. Spinach Mashed Potatoes
A quick and healthy way to make mashed potatoes. You cant even taste the spinach! This is a good way to trick the kids into eating their green vegetables.
15. Lobster Mashed Potatoes
The ultimate mashed potato recipe for sea food lovers. Be sure to try this recipe for your next sea food night at home.
16. Mashed Potatoes and Apples
A whole new way to experience mashed potatoes. The apples give the potatoes a whole new flavor that you must try!
17. Moroccan Mashed Potatoes
A delicious middle-eastern version of mashed potatoes. If you have never experienced a middle-eastern dish, then this is the perfect place to start. Definitely a must try recipe.
18. Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes
An amazing twist to a southern dish. This recipe is worth checking out for your next family dinner.
19. Wasabi Mashed Potatoes
Just when you think you’ve seen it all, there are mashed potatoes with an Asian influence to them. These have a good spice to them, if you can handle the heat.
20. Perfect Mashed Potatoes
If all of those recipes don’t work for you, and you are looking for just a simple, classic recipe, I recommend this one. You will not be disappointed. The easy to follow directions on this recipe makes it really easy to make a perfectly smooth and creamy batch of mashed potatoes.
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