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Mashed potato recipe

2-Steps Easy Mashed Potato Recipe using Instant Potato Flakes

This recipe makes 2 servings of mashed potato. It is surprisingly easy to make mashed potatoes using potato flakes. This is a straightforward and quick recipe; you will be surprised by how good it tastes.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 260 kcal


  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup water or instant chicken broth
  • 1 ½ tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup potato flakes


  • Combine milk, water, seasoning ingredients, and butter in a saucepan and bring to a boil, or heat the mixture in the microwave for 4 to 5 minutes on high heat (1000w).
  • Add in potato flakes and stir until you have a creamy and smooth mashed potato.



This instant mashed potato recipe makes 2 servings,  each serving contains 260 Calories and 31g Carbohydrates


Calories: 260kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 7gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 437mgPotassium: 532mgFiber: 2gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 465IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 173mgIron: 0.4mg
Keyword easy mashed potato recipe, instant potato flakes, mashed potato recipe
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