Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Don't wait until the holidays to enjoy the honeyed flavor and velvety texture of this colorful root vegetable. Serve mashed sweet potatoes as a side dish to your favorite main dish, and you'll have them perfected by the time the holidays roll around.
Big Martha's Mashed Potatoes with Cream Cheese
This wonderfully creamy mashed potato recipe comes from Martha's mother, Mrs. Kostyra. What's her secret? She adds cream cheese to the mashed potatoes, along with a generous amount of butter, plus a touch of milk and cream. A mixer is used to whip the mixture into fluffy clouds for what is sure to be everyone's favorite side dish. These mashed potatoes can be made up to two hours ahead—a big win when entertaining.
Ground-Lamb and Potato "Chops" with Sambal Oelek
The recipe for these delectable potato patties filled with juicy lamb and coated in crisp breadcrumbs comes from Nik Sharma's "Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food." His take on the Goan specialty calls for flavoring the meat with sambal oelek and apple-cider vinegar instead of the traditional spices and coconut vinegar.
Dairy-Free Smashed Potatoes
Who needs milk or butter? These smashed potatoes rely on chicken broth for their super savory flavor.
It's worth setting aside some mashed potatoes just to make these potato croquettes the next day. This finger food is a crowd pleaser and makes an ideal hors d'oeuvres for entertaining or a fun side dish. All it takes is dressing up mashed potatoes with some chopped parsley before shaping the mixture into logs and then breading and frying to golden perfection. Sprinkle with finely chopped parsley before serving and maybe even a dusting of grated parmesan or manchego cheese for a special touch.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
This classic potato dish is always on everyone's favorites list for a Thanksgiving side.
Garlic-Thyme Mashed Potatoes
Potatoes can be peeled and cut up to 2 days ahead. Store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container filled with water. Mashed potatoes can be made 2 hours in advance. Transfer them to a heatproof bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and place over a pot of simmering water. Uncover and stir to serve.
Easy Mashed Potatoes
Yukon Golds are mashed with plenty of butter and your choice of milk or cream, then simply seasoned with salt and pepper for this traditional Thanksgiving side dish.
Silky Mashed Potatoes
It's not difficult to make this classic side dish. For our mashed potato recipe, all you need is four ingredients: Yukon gold potatoes, milk, butter, and—our secret ingredient—cream cheese, which adds richness and tang. Warming the milk and butter before adding them to the cooked poatoes is key.