Savory Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Savory Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Savory Herbed Mashed Potatoes are a classic side dish that can elevate any meal. These creamy mashed potatoes are infused with the flavors of fresh herbs, creating a delightful burst of taste in every bite.


  • 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil. Add the quartered potatoes and cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  2. While the potatoes are cooking, melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Add the minced garlic, fresh rosemary, and fresh thyme. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the herbs are fragrant.
  3. Drain the cooked potatoes and return them to the pot. Mash the potatoes using a potato masher or a hand mixer.
  4. Pour the herbed butter mixture and milk into the mashed potatoes. Continue to mash and mix until the potatoes are smooth and creamy.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot, garnished with additional fresh herbs if desired.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Savory Herbed Mashed Potatoes are the perfect side dish for holidays or special occasions. The combination of fresh rosemary and thyme gives these mashed potatoes a unique and savory flavor that will impress your guests.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 280

Fat: 15g

Carbohydrates: 34g

Protein: 3g

Savory Herbed Mashed Potatoes are a true crowd-pleaser. The creamy texture and rich, herby flavor make them a standout addition to any meal. Whether you’re serving them with roast chicken, grilled steak, or as a comforting side for a weeknight dinner, these mashed potatoes are sure to become a family favorite. Enjoy!