Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Three or Four Ways

Preparation info
  • Serves


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Appears in
I Can Cook Vegan

By Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Published 2019

  • About

These are the creamiest mashed potatoes going. And if you’ve even glanced my way, you know how they get there: cashews and coconut oil! Because one mashed potato recipe would be underachieving, I offer you three versions ... or four if you’re counting regular ol’ mashed taters!


Classic mashed potatoes

  • pounds (1.2 kg) russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1½-inch (4 cm) chunks
  • teaspoons


  1. Place the potatoes in a pot and add enough cold water to submerge them by about an inch (2.5 cm). Sprinkle in 2 teaspoons of the salt. Cover and bring to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, place the cashews and vegetable broth in a high-speed blender and blend until compl