Mashed Potato Bar

Mashed Potato Bar

Serves 4 25 minute prep time

Move over candy bars and late night food trucks. Mashed potato bars are coming through. One of the latest trends in party food is the mashed potato bar and I can see why. With all of their comfort food quality and all of the topping variations available mashed potatoes seem like the perfect celebration food. Not a fan of potatoes? Add variety by adding mashed sweet potatoes and cauliflower into the mix too.

Get creative with toppings! Here’s a list to get you started:

  • Coconut Bacon
  • Cashew Sour Cream
  • Mushroom Gravy
  • Vegan Pesto
  • Vegan butter
  • Shredded vegan cheese
  • Chives
  • Nutritional yeast
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chopped garlic
  • Sautéed onions
  • Cayenne
  • Roasted red pepper
  • Steamed broccoli
  • Sauteed eggplant
  • Horseradish
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Carmalized onions
  • Salsa
  • Capers


  • 4 large washed, skin on, organic russet potatoes (or sweet potatoes)
  • 2 Tbsp vegan butter
  • ¼ cup unsweetened plain almond milk
  • Salt, as needed


  • Place potatoes in a large pot of boiling, lightly salted water

  • Bring back to a boil over medium heat then lower to a simmer and cook until fork tender

  • Drain potatoes, cool slightly

  • Add vegan butter and almond milk

  • Mash until creamy (you can use a hand mixer if you like them really creamy)

  • Serve family style in a large bowl