Thanksgiving Potato Recipes

Find potato recipes perfect for the Thanksgiving table. Browse top recipes for mashed potatoes, roasted potatoes, cheese potatoes and more!

Staff Picks

Holiday ONLY Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.48 stars
These mashed potatoes are too fattening to have on a regular basis. I only make these on holidays, and everyone wonders what's in them that's makes them so rich...

Mashed Potatoes and Celery Root

Rating: 4 stars
This has become our favorite side dish to go with soups and main dishes. Doesn't need much salt. Celery root is an awesome discovery for flavor - these are the best mashed potatoes I've ever tasted.

Pommes Anna with Gruyere

Rating: 4.86 stars
Layers of thinly sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, stacked with Gruyere cheese and golden sauteed onions make this French side dish.

The Best Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.47 stars
This recipe is often requested during Thanksgiving. It's totally tasty and everyone will rave! For a variation, serve in a casserole dish, and refrigerate overnight. Sprinkle extra Parmesan cheese and butter over potatoes and reheat in the oven.

Chef John's Potato Roses

Rating: 4.62 stars
Baked rose-shaped potato gratins would be great for entertaining, since you can make them ahead, and keep them warm in the pan, or cool and reheat in the oven when you are ready to serve. The technique is straightforward, but make sure you season the potatoes generously.

Rich and Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin

Rating: 4.42 stars
These are the easiest, creamiest potatoes au gratin I have ever had... YUM!

Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.36 stars
Velvety mashed potatoes made with sour cream and chives! Scallions also work well if you do not have chives on hand.

Basic Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.52 stars
If you love good, old fashioned mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe. Simple and delicious.

Chef John's Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.81 stars
This recipe will hopefully give you the proper techniques to turn out perfect mashed potatoes every time; always light, fluffy and lump-free.

Twice Baked Potato Casserole With Bacon

Rating: 4.66 stars
A slight twist to an old favorite, this cheesy recipe will surely set their mouths to watering. For a creamier casserole, use a potato masher and mash potatoes thoroughly.

Teena's Bacon and Cheddar Potatoes

Rating: 4.72 stars
Yummy potato side dish. Goes well with chicken, beef, all the usual suspects. Perfect for Thanksgiving, too!

Amazing Oven Roasted Potatoes

Rating: 4.83 stars
With these potatoes, you wont miss the loads of oil in regular fried potatoes. Golden on the outside, tender on the inside.

Inspiration and Ideas

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

"So addictive! You can't mess this up, even if you tried!" – Mary Elizabeth

Make the Fluffiest Mashed Potatoes Ever

Follow these tips for potatoes that are more than just an excuse for gravy.

Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.44 stars

Not only is this a delicious alternative to regular mashed potato recipes, but it's a very user-friendly way to serve your potato side dish. They're really decadent: not too rich, but just rich enough, and perfect for any special occasion.