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No milk mashed potatoes recipe

Mashed Potatoes Without Milk

These potatoes are quick and easy to make and are made without any added milk!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Gluten-Free, Healthy, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 199kcal


  • 2 pounds potatoes (red, Yukon, or Russet all work) roughly chopped into 1-2 inch chunks
  • 3 large garlic cloves peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons butter I use salted
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper plus more to taste
  • 4-5 Tablespoons reserved potato water


  • Add the potatoes and garlic to a large pot.
  • Cover potatoes with 1-2 inches of water.
  • Boil the potatoes 16-20 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork.
  • Drain the potatoes, but reserve at least one cup of the water.
  • Add the drained potatoes and garlic back to the pot.
  • Add in the butter, olive oil, salt, pepper, and about three tablespoons of potato water.
  • Mash the potatoes (pull out the garlic if you like or mash it in!), and add more potato water as needed for desired consistency.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning.


Nutrition facts are based on using red potatoes.
WW Points: 7


Sugar: 1.5g | Fiber: 2.6g | Calories: 199kcal | Fat: 10.7g | Protein: 3g | Carbohydrates: 24.6g