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Top Mashed Potato Recipes

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Here are some of my favorite recipes for mashed potatoes, including fluffy mashed potatoes, garlic mashed potatoes, mashed potatoes with cheese, a recipe for the microwave, and many more.

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make-Ahead Holiday Mashed Potatoes
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Delicious boursin mashed potatoes make dinner preparation a snap. Make these mashed potatoes a day in advance then keep them hot in the slow cooker until serving time. Use your stand mixer to make preparation a little easier.

Easy Microwave Mashed Potatoes

Microwave Mashed Potatoes
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  These mashed potatoes are quick and super easy to prepare and cook. The potatoes are cooked in the microwave then mashed with milk, butter, and seasonings. 

How to Make Mashed Potatoes

How to Make Mashed Potatoes
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How to make mashed potatoes, a simple recipe and technique for delicious mashed potatoes, using a mixer on low speed or a hand-held potato masher.

Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

Fluffy Mashed Potatoes
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Use baking potatoes, or Russets, for best texture in these delicious basic mashed potatoes.

Colcannon

Colcannon
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 This fabulous combination of potatoes mashed with cabbage is easy to prepare and makes an excellent side dish for any meal. It's the perfect dish to serve with a St. Patrick's Day meal.

Smashed Red Potatoes With Garlic

Smashed Red Potatoes With Garlic
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The garlic adds flavor, but you can leave it out if you prefer, or add a little fresh chopped parsley and chives.

Cheddar and Green Onion Mashed Potatoes

Cheddar and Green Onion Mashed Potatoes
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Potatoes are mashed with green onions and sharp Cheddar. These flavorful mashed potatoes are delicious with just about any meal.

Mashed Potatoes and Rutabagas

Mashed Potatoes and Rutabagas
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Rutabaga, parsley, and a little nutmeg add flavor to these autumn mashed potatoes.

Boursin and Parsley Mashed Potatoes

Boursin and Parsley Mashed Potatoes
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These mashed potatoes get extra flavor from the boursin cheese with garlic and herbs. This recipe is easily doubled for a big dinner.

Garlic and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Garlic and Chive Mashed Potatoes
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Feel free to add a little sour cream to these potatoes for extra flavor and richness.

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