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Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes are an easy mashed potatoes recipe that are creamy and delicious.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: potatoes, vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Mixing: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 - 6
Calories: 237kcal
Author: Sandy


  • 2 pounds Potatoes, washed, peeled, and cut in cubes
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher or Sea Salt divided (more or less to taste)
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Parmesan Cheese optional
  • 1 cup Warm Milk
  • Black Pepper

Optional Add-ins

  • Roasted Garlic
  • Grated Cheese
  • Herbs
  • Caramelized Onions


  • Cut potatoes into small cubes and add to large pot with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and cold water that just covers potatoes. Bring to boil, then reduce to a low boil and cook until fork tender. It will take about 15 minutes.
  • Drain water and add butter, parmesan, remaining salt, black pepper, and milk. Use a potato masher to blend the mixture until a smooth and creamy texture forms. Adjust salt if needed. Serve immediately.


Dairy free milk you can use:
How to store leftovers:
Allow the mashed potatoes to cool down completely. Place in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
How to freeze:
I don’t advise freezing mashed potatoes as they will lose texture. If you want to freeze, divide into portions, place in ziplock bags and freeze. Defrost completely before reheating.
How to reheat:
Reheat in the microwave on low medium heat until warm through.


Calories: 237kcal