Vanilla Mashed Potatoes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
These Vanilla Mashed Potatoes are your classic mashed potatoes recipe made even more delicious with some mascarpone and vanilla paste added. Vanilla paste isn't just for baking anymore!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mashed potatoes, potato, Potatoes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 535 kcal
Author: Lynne
  • 4 lbs. potatoes a combination of Russet and Yellow potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter
  • 4 ounces mascarpone
  • 3/4 cup milk plus additional added one tablespoon at a time, if needed
  • 3 teaspoons Rodelle Vanilla Paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste
  • fresh chopped chives for garnish if desired
  1. Peel and cut the potatoes into 1-inch pieces.
  2. Place into a medium size pot and cover with cold water.
  3. Place pot onto stove and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
  4. Drain the potatoes in a colander and return to pot.
  5. Over the warm burner, and with a potato masher, mash the potatoes.
  6. Add the butter, mascarpone, milk, vanilla paste, salt and pepper and stir to completely combine.
  7. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with fresh chopped chives, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Vanilla Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 535 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 617mg27%
Potassium 1934mg55%
Carbohydrates 62g21%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 821IU16%
Vitamin C 52mg63%
Calcium 231mg23%
Iron 15mg83%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.