Easy Mashed Potatoes Without Milk

If you are looking for a dairy-free potato recipe you have come to the right place. I have a tasty mashed potatoes recipe for you that contains no milk.

Let’s get started making this recipe.

mashed potatoes in a bowl

This recipe is:

  • Easy To Make
  • Rich
  • Creamy
  • Contains No Milk
  • Perfect for lunch or dinner

Shopping List

The following ingredients will be needed to make this recipe. You will need potatoes, minced garlic, vegetable broth, mayonnaise, salt, and dried cilantro flakes.

Potatoes: I used Yukon gold potatoes. You can also use russet potatoes or half russet and half Yukon gold.

Vegetable Broth: This is used in place of milk.

Garlic: The garlic gives the mashed potato a slight garlic flavor which really goes well with all the ingredients.

Mayonnaise: Helps to create that rich creamy texture that you don’t get without the milk.

Salt: Adjust the salt as needed in this recipe. Start with a little salt, taste, and then add more as needed.

Toppings: I used dried cilantro flakes to top with. You can also use black pepper or chopped green onions.

How Long Does It Take To Make?

You will need to plan for 20-25 minutes to make this recipe. This includes cutting and peeling the potatoes and then cooking time.

How To Store?

Store covered mashed potatoes in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can You Make Ahead?

You can make mashed potatoes ahead of time for up to 2 days. Follow all the cooking instructions and then store. When ready to eat, reheat and then serve.

Can You Freeze Mashed Potatoes?

Yes, you can freeze mashed potatoes. Make a batch of your favorite potatoes and freeze to eat later. Let them cool down completely before freezing. Once cooled down you can then transfer them to a freezer-safe bag or container. Label with the name and date and then freeze. Freeze for up to 1 month.

How To Reheat?

Reheat in the microwave, on the stovetop, or in the oven.

Do Mashed Potatoes Contain Dairy?

Potatoes don’t contain dairy in them. But it is the ingredients that are added to them that contain dairy like milk, cream cheese, and butter.

What Can I Substitute For Milk In Mashed Potatoes?

You can substitute milk with chicken or vegetable broth, mayonnaise, almond milk, coconut milk, soy milk, or water.

Can I use Water Instead Of Milk For Mashed Potatoes?

Yes, you can use water instead of milk to make mashed potatoes. Either use the starchy water from the potatoes after boiling or just use tap water. The texture may be a little different when using water.

Best Potatoes For Making Mashed Potatoes?

Yukon gold potatoes are the easiest and best potatoes to use when making mashed potatoes. You can also use other types of potatoes if you prefer.

How To Make Mashed Potatoes Without Milk

  • Gather all your ingredients so that you have everything you need close by.
  • Wash, peel, and cut potatoes into chunks.
  • Place potatoes into a pot and fill with cold water.
potatoes in a pot
  • Cover and bring the potatoes to a boil.
  • Once boiled uncover and continue cooking the potatoes until they are tender and soft.
  • Drain the water from the potatoes and then mash the potatoes. Add mayonnaise and stir in.
mashed potatoes in pot
  • In another pot add vegetable broth, salt, and minced garlic. Bring to a boil and then remove from the heat.
vegetable broth and minced garlic
  • Add the broth mixture to the potatoes and stir in.
  • Taste and add additional salt if needed.
  • Top with dried cilantro flakes and enjoy.
mashed potatoes in a bowl

What To Serve With 

There are lots of foods you can serve mashed potatoes with. I like to serve mashed potatoes with chicken, turkey, and meatloaf.

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Easy Mashed Potatoes Without Milk

Delicious mashed potatoes recipe that contains no milk.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dairy free mashed potatoes, Mashed potatoes without milk
Servings: 4
Calories: 180kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Pounds Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Broth
  • 1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise
  • Cilantro Flakes For Topping

Instructions

  • Gather all your ingredients so that you have everything you need close by.
  • Wash, peel, and cut potatoes into chunks.
  • Place potatoes into a pot and fill with cold water.
  • Cover and bring the potatoes to a boil.
  • Once boiled uncover and continue cooking the potatoes until they are tender and soft.
  • Drain the water from the potatoes and then mash the potatoes. Add mayonnaise and stir in.
  • In another pot add vegetable broth, salt, and minced garlic. Bring to a boil and then remove from the heat.
  • Add the broth mixture to the potatoes and stir in.
  • Taste and add additional salt if needed.
  • Top with dried cilantro flakes and enjoy.

Notes

How To Store?

Store covered mashed potatoes in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can You Make Ahead?

You can make mashed potatoes ahead of time for up to 2 days. Follow all the cooking instructions and then store. When ready to eat, reheat and then serve.

Can You Freeze Mashed Potatoes?

Yes, you can freeze mashed potatoes. Make a batch of your favorite potatoes and freeze to eat later. Let them cool down completely before freezing. Once cooled down you can then transfer them to a freezer-safe bag or container. Label with the name and date and then freeze. Freeze for up to 1 month.

How To Reheat?

Reheat in the microwave, on the stovetop, or in the oven.

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