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Popeyes Mashed Potatoes – Easy Kitchen Guide

By Lori Walker, MS, RD | Last update on November 6, 2022

Are you hungry? Do you want something new for dinner tonight at home? How about Popeyes mashed potatoes? This dish is not only delicious but also nutritious. It is perfect for a family meal or a romantic dinner for two.

Popeyes mashed potatoes are the perfect way to enjoy your favorite fast food side dish at home. These potatoes are creamy, flavorful, and easy to make.

When it comes to mashed potato recipes, there is no word to describe the taste of Popeyes mashed potatoes. The first thing that comes to my mind is its smooth, rich and creamy texture.

There are different ways of making mashed potatoes, but Popeye’s way is definitely the best. This mashed potatoes dish is unlike any other fast food or western cuisine you have had before–it is much tastier!

Popeyes Mashed Potatoes

What is Popeyes mashed potatoes recipe?

Popeyes mashed potatoes recipe is a dish made of boiled and mashed potatoes, usually seasoned with butter, milk, and salt. This dish is a popular side dish in many parts of the world and can be served with a variety of main courses.

In many countries, mashed potatoes are often served as a comfort food or as a part of a meal. In the United Kingdom, they are commonly served with gravy and sausages. In the United States, you’ll find mashed potatoes can on Thanksgiving tables and they are sometimes called ” holiday potatoes.” 

If you are trying to lose or maintain a healthy weight, Popeyes mashed potato can be a good option. This dish is relatively low in calories and fat and is a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

However, it is important to remember that this dish is also high in sodium. Therefore, if you are on a salt-restricted diet, you may want to limit your intake of this dish.

What does it taste like?

Popeyes mashed potatoes have a creamy and smooth texture with a slight richness from the olive oil and butter. The garlic adds a subtle flavor that does not overpower the dish. The potatoes themselves are well-seasoned and flavorful.

How to make Popeyes mashed potatoes?

Popeyes mashed potatoes are a delicious food and easy side dish that can be made at home with just a few simple basic ingredients. All you need is some boiled potatoes, butter, heavy cream, garlic, seasoning ingredients and milk. You can also add green onions or other herbs to taste.

Last Thanksgiving, my friend invited me over for dinner. She made a bunch of dishes, one of which was copycat Popeyes mashed potatoes. I had eaten mashed potato before, but her version was absolutely perfect. That evening, this delicious recipe filled my heart and soul. I was so happy to get the recipe from her.

Everybody has their own preference when it comes to the best way to make mashed potatoes. Some people like them fluffy, others enjoy them dense and creamy – it all comes down to your taste preferences!

The first time I tried this recipe, it was delicious and it is super easy to make if you use the correct measurement of ingredients.

This dish is perfect for a weeknight dinner or holiday feast. Serve it alongside some roasted chicken or grilled steak for a complete meal. Your family and friends will love this flavorful and comforting dish!

Now, I am sharing this recipe with all of you. So, you can make this delicious dish at your home and enjoy it with your family and friends.

Popeyes Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1.5 kg potatoes (6 large potatoes)
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ¼ tbsp white pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of milk

Equipment

  • Mixing bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Potato masher
  • Whisk

Instructions

Step 1: Cut the potatoes into pieces, making sure that they are all roughly the same size. Wash them before adding them to boiling water in a saucepan. Add some garlic cloves and salt to taste.

Step 2: Bring the potatoes to a boil, which will take approximately 15-20 minutes. Remove them from the heat only once you can pierce them easily with a fork.

Step 3: Once you finish boiling potatoes, remove them from the water. Keep tossing them to remove the extra water. 

Step 4: Take a potato masher and mash all the boiled potatoes and garlic in the same saucepan. Make sure the saucepan comes to normal temperature. Otherwise, you might burn yourself.

Step 5: Add mashed potatoes to a whisk. Now, add butter, heavy cream, milk, and olive oil. You can add more salt if necessary.

Step 6: Whip the ingredients together until they form a smooth, creamy texture. This will take approximately five minutes.

Step 7: Transfer mashed potatoes to a bowl. Sprinkle white pepper.

Step 8: Serve this dish hot and enjoy!

Tips

– It is important to use starchy potatoes for this dish, such as russet potatoes, in order to get the desired creamy texture.

– Make sure to add enough salt to the boiling water to flavor the potatoes.

– Whip the mashed potatoes vigorously with a whisk to make them fluffy and light.

–  You can use garlic powder instead of garlic cloves. 

What to serve with Popeyes mashed potatoes recipe?

You can serve Popeyes mashed potatoes with a variety of main courses. Some popular options are given below-

– Pairing it with roasted chicken or turkey.

– Serving it as a side dish for steak or pork chops.

– Enjoying it as a main course with a simple green salad.

– Using it as a topping for shepherd’s pie or cottage pie.

What types of potatoes should be used in this recipe?

For this recipe, you can use any type of potato that you like. However, it is best to use potatoes high in starch content, such as Yukon gold potatoes. These types of potatoes will give the dish a creamier texture.

How to store leftover Popeyes mashed potatoes recipe?

You can store Popeyes mashed potatoes in the fridge for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply place the mashed potatoes in a pot over low heat and stir until heated through. You may need to add a little milk or cream to get the desired consistency.

Popeyes Mashed Potatoes

Popeyes Mashed Potatoes – Easy Kitchen Guide

Lori Walker, MS, RD
Popeyes mashed potatoes are the perfect way to enjoy your favorite fast food side dish at home. These potatoes are creamy, flavorful, and easy to make.
This mashed potatoes dish is unlike any other fast food or western cuisine you have had before–it is much tastier!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 110 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 mixing bowl
  • 1 Saucepan
  • 1 Potato masher
  • 1 Whisk

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 kg potatoes (6 large potatoes)
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ¼ tbsp white pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup milk

Instructions
 

  • Cut the potatoes into pieces, making sure that they are all roughly the same size. Wash them before adding them to boiling water in a saucepan. Add some garlic cloves and salt to taste.
  • Bring the potatoes to a boil, which will take approximately 15-20 minutes. Remove them from the heat only once you can pierce them easily with a fork.
  • Once you finish boiling potatoes, remove them from the water. Keep tossing them to remove the extra water. 
  • Take a potato masher and mash all the boiled potatoes and garlic in the same saucepan. Make sure the saucepan comes to normal temperature. Otherwise, you might burn yourself.
  • Add mashed potatoes to a whisk. Now, add butter, heavy cream, milk, and olive oil. You can add more salt if necessary.
  • Whip the ingredients together until they form a smooth, creamy texture. This will take approximately five minutes.
  • Transfer mashed potatoes to a bowl. Sprinkle white pepper.
  • Serve this dish hot and enjoy!

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Notes

– It is important to use starchy potatoes for this dish, such as russet potatoes, in order to get the desired creamy texture.
– Make sure to add enough salt to the boiling water to flavor the potatoes.
– Whip the mashed potatoes vigorously with a whisk to make them fluffy and light.
–  You can use garlic powder instead of garlic cloves. 
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Amount per serving And % Daily Values

Serving: 6 people Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4.5g – Saturated Fat: 2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.5 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 8 mg | Sodium: 443 mg | Potassium: 620 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 100 IU | Vitamin C: 37.5 mg | Calcium: 80 mg

The Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Wrapping up

Thanks for taking the time to read this article. I hope you enjoyed this Popeyes mashed potatoes recipe. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below. I would love to hear from you!

Have a great day!

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