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Smashed Potatoes from Swanson®

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"It doesn't get much easier than this simple side that combines just 3 ingredients to make great tasting potatoes the whole crowd will enjoy."
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30 m servings 64
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat the broth and potatoes in a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium. Cover and cook for 12-15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Drain the potatoes well in a colander, reserving the broth.
  3. Mash the potatoes with a fork with reserved broth and butter to desired consistency. Season to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 64 calories; 4.1 6.4 1.1 12 350 Full nutrition

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These are a very simple mashed potato recipe that my family enjoyed. I did peel my potatoes due to a picky eater but other than that the recipe was made as written. I could have used some more c...

Simple mashed potatoes without the cream (that I'm used to adding). I liked the addition of chicken broth which added more flavor. The butter still made it very creamy and went well with the por...

I really liked all the added flavor using the Swanson broth. I used this recipe to go with a shepherds pie meal and it went very well all together. Four stars instead of five though because it t...

This is a super simple and completely delicious method to make mashed potatoes. I left the skins on (diced the pieces somewhat small) and used a hand masher with a little of the broth left in th...