Thanksgiving Mashed Potato Recipes

There's no better turkey dinner side dish than a heaping pile of mashed potatoes. Whether you like yours cheesy, creamy, buttery or even sprinkled with bacon, these recipes are the definition of crowd-favorites.
Avatar:
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
2
There's no better turkey dinner side dish than a heaping pile of mashed potatoes. Whether you like yours cheesy, creamy, buttery or even sprinkled with bacon, these recipes are the definition of crowd-favorites.

Potato-Turnip Mash

Mix up your potatoes with turnips, a white root vegetable that'll add a zip of flavor to your mash. Then, top it off with shallots crisped to perfection.

Potato-Turnip Mash with Crispy Fried Shallots

Potato-Turnip Mash with Crispy Fried Shallots

Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Make these sweet and simple potatoes even more simple: Skip peeling, just roast the potatoes in their skins before mashing!

Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Golden Potato Mash

Make your mashed potatoes as creamy as possible by adding heavy cream. Add a sprinkling of crumbled bacon over top for a salty crunch.

Golden Potato Mash

Golden Potato Mash

Mashed Potato Layer Bake

Pile layers and layers of cheesy and creamy potato goodness into one unforgettable side dish.

Mashed Potato Layer Bake

Mashed Potato Layer Bake

Hummus Shiitake Mashed Potatoes

Save time without sacrificing taste in this mushroom and potato dish using store bought hummus. For a lighter version, swap out the heavy cream and replace it with milk.

Hummus Shiitake Mashed Potatoes

Hummus Shiitake Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Creaminess is key in homemade mashed potatoes, so maximize richness by mixing cream cheese into the dish.

Chive Mashed Potatoes

Chive Mashed Potatoes

Chive Mashed Potatoes

This recipe puts your mixer to work! Throw the cooked spuds into the bowl, set the speed on low, and add the cream mixture a cup at a time. Then, whip 'em on high for one minute.

Chive Mashed Potatoes

Chive Mashed Potatoes

Buttery Mashed Potatoes

Now, this is what we call simple, traditional, comfort food.

Buttery Mashed Potatoes

Buttery Mashed Potatoes

Potato Mash with Mix-Ins

Clean out your fridge of leftover veggies in this mashed potato dish that allows everybody to mix-in just what he or she wants -- genius!

Potato Mash with Mix-Ins

Potato Mash with Mix-Ins

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

The secret weapon in this mashed potato dish is the creme fraiche, which gives it ultimate creaminess.

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Manchego Smashed Potatoes

For those who like their potatoes smashed, not mashed, try this thick, Manchego cheese-filled dish.

Manchego Smashed Potatoes

Manchego Smashed Potatoes

More Menus

Whether you're keeping it meat-free or want to kick back with a make-ahead menu, we've gathered some of our best Thanksgiving menus for you to browse through.

Thanksgiving table

Get the menus!