Vegan Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Vegan garlic mashed potatoes on a dark wood background.

Super simple vegan garlic mashed potato recipe. These are creamy garlic luxury.



  1. Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Add 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil uncovered over medium-high heat. Cover and cook for 25-30 minutes. The potatoes should slide off a knife without any resistance when pierced.
  2. Once tender, drain the water off of the potatoes and transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Mash potatoes using a potato masher or a hand mixer until fluffy. If you want creamier potatoes, mash them more.
  4. Add butter, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  5. Top with chives, stir in, and serve.
  6. Keep leftovers in covered container in fridge for up to 4 days.


*Recipe is a guide, adapt as desired. Adapted from Minimalist Baker.

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