Mashed Potatoes

Freshly made mashed potatoes served in a white bowl with garnish

Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Mashed potatoes is the ultimate classic comfort food. Try this easy recipe for the perfect creamy and buttery mashed potatoes. Perfect side dish for any meal. Click now for the recipe and enjoy the comforting taste of this creamy and delicious dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Meal Prep, Side Dish
Cuisine American, British, English
Servings4 servings
Calories (per serving)383.33 kcal



  • Boil potatoes in a large saucepan of water for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Drain the potatoes and return them to the pan.
  • Heat the milk and butter in a small pan, pour over the potatoes.
  • Mash the potatoes using an electric hand whisk or a potato masher.
  • Add créme fraîche, pepper, and a pinch of salt.
  • Beat with a wooden spoon until smooth and creamy.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 383.33kcalCarbohydrates: 67.9gProtein: 9.04gFat: 9.39gSaturated Fat: 5.52gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.51gMonounsaturated Fat: 2.25gTrans Fat: 0.23gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 664.95mgPotassium: 1650.91mgFiber: 8.38gSugar: 4.9gVitamin A: 317.58IUVitamin B1: 0.32mgVitamin B2: 0.19mgVitamin B3: 4mgVitamin B5: 1.29mgVitamin B6: 1.13mgVitamin B12: 0.21µgVitamin C: 74.06mgVitamin D: 0.35µgVitamin E: 0.27mgVitamin K: 8.98µgCalcium: 101.13mgCopper: 0.42mgFolate: 61.15µgIron: 2.99mgManganese: 0.65mgMagnesium: 92.38mgPhosphorus: 257.97mgSelenium: 2.28µgZinc: 1.27mgNet Carbohydrates: 59.52g
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Data source: USDA

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How Long Does Mashed Potatoes Last?

Fridge3 to 4 days.
Freezer1 month.

How To Reheat Mashed Potatoes?

Microwave2 minutes
Oven5 minutes

Which Potatoes Are Best For Mashed Potatoes?

  • Yukon Gold potatoes
  • Russets
  • Maris Piper (UK)
  • King Edward (UK)
  • Sebago potatoes (AU)
  • Mehlig Kochend (DE)