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How to Fix Lumpy Mashed Potatoes

Uh-oh, dinner’s almost on the table and the mashed potatoes are lumpy and bumpy! No problem. These easy tricks will transform your troubled taters into smooth, pillowy perfection in no time. In the video, you’ll also get smart advice to help prevent potato problems next time. Congratulations, you’ve rescued your russets!

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  • Shawn Sisler

It my lumpy potatoes through my grandma's mesh strainer. End of lumps.

  • Sugarplum

I have a picky eater kid who really dislikes lumpy potatoes. So thanks for these suggestions! I will be sure to keep these tips handy if I run into problems on Thanksgiving.

  • bernie

I would just refer to my lumpy mashed potatoes as "rustic mashed potatoes." Voila! Problem fixed w/o any extra effort. Actually, I don't see them as a problem in the first place!