Thanksgiving is almost here and if you're in charge of a side dish, any of these mashed potato recipe variations will definitely awe the crowd. Instead of bringing the same old bowl of lumpy, plain potatoes, try something with loads of flavor and tasty ingredients. Any of these mashed potato recipe variations is going to make you the star of the show this Thanksgiving.
1. Garlic and Chive Mashed Potatoes
This recipe might be simple, but the difference in flavor, when compared to traditional mashed potatoes, makes this one of my favorite mashed potato recipe variations.
2. Oven Baked Mashed Potato Cakes
You're going to love this variation on mashed potatoes. Each little cake is creamy on the inside and crispy and delicious on the outside.
3. Sour Cream and Cheddar Baked Mashed Potatoes
These cheesy mashed potatoes are so creamy and yummy that you won't want to put anything else on your plate. The leftovers are out of this world!
4. Garlic and Parmesan Browned Butter Mashed Potatoes
There aren't even words to describe how delicious these mashed potatoes are. You're going to love them!
5. Bacon and Herbs Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Anything with bacon is sure to be a crowd pleaser! And the saltiness of the bacon pairs perfectly with the fresh taste of the herbs.
6. Bacon Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Here's a bacony delight that will go fast! The goat cheese gives your mashed potatoes a delightfully unique taste and a creaminess that can't be beat.
7. Fried Mashed Potato and Gravy Bombs
You can't have mashed potatoes without gravy and this recipe combines the best of both in each bite. Make a lot because these are going to be a big hit!
8. Jalapeno Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Like things a little spicy? These mashed potatoes are sure to please. The garlic perfectly balances the jalapeno for a unique Thanksgiving side dish that everyone is going to love.
9. Mexican Mashed Potatoes
The mixture of mashed potatoes and bell peppers, jalapenos, onion and green chilies is something that will make all of your guests happy. These warm up really well the next day too!