10 Buttery And Irresistible Mashed Potato Recipes

Trust us, you'll want to make extra.
A large bowl of Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Chives and Boursin Photo, Christie Vuong.

Great mashed potato recipes are a must-have in your recipe roster. An essential side to roast dinners and formal holiday meals, they can be made many different ways, with a lot of different additions. Here are our favourite ways to dish 'em up (a.k.a.—with lots of butter):

Miso Mashed Potatoes

Take your mashed potatoes to the next level by adding the salty, tangy goodness of miso. Get our miso mashed potatoes recipe.

10 Buttery And Irresistible Mashed Potato Recipes(Photo: Erik Putz; Food styling by Ashley Denton; Prop styling by Christine Hanlon)

Irish Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes are versatile: you can add a bit of green or leave the kale on the side. They’re tasty however you serve them. Get this Irish mashed potato recipe.

Mashed potato recipes: Irish mashed potatoes with chives and butter on topPhoto, Erik Putz.

Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Chives and Boursin

Mashed potatoes are a must-have at any Thanksgiving feast, and this 2004 version is extra dreamy. Chives add a fresh burst of flavour, and creamy Boursin lends a light tang and enough richness that you won’t even miss the gravy. Get this mashed potato recipe.

A large bowl of Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Chives and BoursinPhoto, Christie Vuong.

Best-Ever Mashed Potatoes

Creamy, buttery and fluffy. The recipe for those who keep it classic during the holidays. Get this best-ever mashed potatoes recipe.

Best mashed potatoes with gravy chives and butter on topPhoto, Erik Putz.

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

The only way to make classic mashed potatoes even more delicious: garlic. Get this roasted garlic mashed potatoes recipe.

Roasted garlic mashed potatoesPhoto, Erik Putz.

Smashed Herbed Potatoes

Dijon and parsley add a fresh and tangy flavour to these roughly mashed potatoes. Get this smashed herbed potato recipe.

10 Buttery And Irresistible Mashed Potato RecipesPhoto, Angus Fergusson.

Spiced Parsnip and Sweet Potato Mash

Don’t let the Yukon Golds hog all the glory—save space for sweet potatoes and root vegetables (they make an incredible mash, too). Get this spiced parsnip and sweet potato mash recipe.

spiced parsnip and sugar snap peasPhoto, Sian Richards.

Cauliflower and Potato Mash

Cauliflower has so many applications—but we’re partial to this health(ier) mash. Serve as a side or on top of our saucy shepherd’s pie. Get this cauliflower and potato mash recipe.

10 Buttery And Irresistible Mashed Potato RecipesPhoto, Roberto Caruso

Parsnip and Potato Mash

If you like parsnips, pair them with potatoes for a stellar root veg mash-up. Get this parsnip and potato mash recipe.

Mashed potatoes and parsnipsPhoto, Sian Richards.

Celery Root and Potato Mash

Celery root can also get into the mix. Serve on its own, or with cottage pie. Get this celery root and potato mash recipe.

Cottage Pie with Celery Root MashPhoto, Roberto Caruso.

How to make perfect mashed potatoes


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