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10 Creative Ways to Flavor Mashed Potatoes


Roasted Garlic

Mix roasted garlic cloves and grated Parmesan cheese into your mashed potatoes for a savory twist.

Herb Infusion

Infuse your milk or cream with fresh herbs like rosemary, thyme, or chives before adding to the potatoes for a fragrant herbaceous flavor.

Loaded Baked Potato 

Stir in bacon bits, shredded cheddar cheese, and chopped green onions to replicate the flavors of a loaded baked potato.

Caramelized Onion

Cook thinly sliced onions until caramelized and fold them into your mashed potatoes for a rich, sweet flavor.

Pesto Mashed Potatoes

Mix in a few tablespoons of basil pesto for a burst of fresh basil and garlic flavor.

Chipotle and Lime

Add a spoonful of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce and a squeeze of lime juice for a smoky and tangy kick.

Truffle Oil and Parmesan

Drizzle truffle oil over mashed potatoes and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese for a luxurious and earthy taste.

Mustard and Dill

Stir in Dijon mustard and chopped fresh dill for a zesty and herbaceous flavor profile.

Curry Spice Blend

Mix curry powder or garam masala into your mashed potatoes for an exotic and aromatic twist.

Ranch Seasoning

Incorporate ranch seasoning mix or ranch dressing into your mashed potatoes for a creamy and herby flavor.