Trader Joe's " Simply the Best Mashed Potatoes "

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by COOKGIRl

Printed on the back of a box of Trader Joe's brand Free Range Chicken Broth. I don't make bold claims with recipes stating they are "the best..." but I liked the name. Furthermore, I enjoy posting Trader Joe recipes especially for folks who don't have a store in their city or those living abroad. Vegan-friendly merely by replacing the chicken broth with vegetable broth. The chives are optional.

Top Review by Wish I Could Cook

Yay! Mashed potatoes I don't feel guilty about eating! Hard to believe these are basically fat free yet so full of flavor. What a great idea to cook them in broth and use that liquid to make them creamy. And it works -- great on the flavor and great on the texture! I had just bought a potato ricer and this was my inagural "ricing." And it may now be the only way I make mashed potatoes!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the potatoes and broth to a boil in a large pot.
  2. Cover and cook over medium heat 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  3. Drain and *reserve* cooking liquid.
  4. Mash potatoes with 1/2 cup reserved cooking liquid/broth. Add more liquid if necessary for desired consistency.
  5. Stir in chives or other herb of choice.
  6. Season with white pepper.
  7. Tip: save the remaining cooking liquid for another recipe.

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