Mashed potatoes are a delicious side dish! They taste great with a bed of veggies, a loaf, some gravy… you name it! But you don’t want to get tired of the same old mashed potato recipe. You want to get creative, and you might not even mash potatoes only. You can also make mashed veggies, or even mash a combo of potatoes and veggies. Not sure where to start? We put together 15 absolutely delicious recipes for dairy-free mashed potatoes and mashed veggies from the Food Monster App that’ll be smashing all year long!

1. Indian Golden Mashed Potatoes With Curried Gravy 

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With potatoes, a blend of Indian spices, and peas as a garnish, these Indian Mashed Potatoes by Melanie Sorrentino are kind of like a deconstructed samosa. Red potatoes are mashed with onion, cumin, mustard seeds, coriander, and turmeric. Then, they’re topped with a curry-inspired gravy made from tomatoes, coconut milk, and even more spices. Serve this as a side to steamed vegetables and soft flatbread, like naan.

2. Roasted Cauliflower Piccata With Mashed Potatoes With Sour Cream and Chives 

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When you cut a head of cauliflower like you would a loaf of bread, the resulting slabs can be roasted and served as delicious steaks. These roasted cauliflower steaks seasoned with a luscious lemony piccata sauce and mushrooms atop a serving of Creamy Mashed Potatoes from VEGANIZE IT! will be your new favorite way to serve this versatile veggie.

3. Raw Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes 

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These Raw Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes by Olivia Budgen make a perfect and healthy side dish to dollop onto your plate of fresh food. Enjoy at your holiday festivities, or at any other time cause they’re just that good!

4. Minty Mashed Peas 

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Give this Minty Mashed Peas recipe Melissa Tedesco a try and let me know what you think. It may just change your mind about mushy peas.

5. Mashed Potatoes 

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These Paleo and Vegan Mashed Potatoes by Sabrina Estafo are just as good, if not better, than traditional mashed potatoes! They’re light, creamy, and flavorful, making it hard to believe they’re dairy-free and clean-eating! Now you can eat all the mashed potatoes you want without the unhealthy calories!

6. Garlic Smashed Potatoes and Baked Beans 

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Baked potatoes have always been a trusted comfort food. When baked in the oven, their tender flesh is the perfect blank canvas to top with endless ingredient combinations. Going beyond the standard baked potato meal, these garlic smashed potatoes & baked beans are based on that idea–but this Garlic Smashed Potatoes and Baked Beans recipe by Kristina Humphreys uses miniature baked potatoes that are piled with flavorful, homemade baked beans and a golden garlic butter sauce that is ridiculously delicious. These tender potato bites are roasted until soft, and smashed with the golden garlic butter with a side of baked beans. Coated in this savory sauce with a hint of maple flavor, the glazed baked beans are the perfect complement to the savory garlic butter that coats the potatoes.

7. Creamy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes 

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This Cauliflower Mash recipe by Jordan and Clark Cord takes a traditional favorite to the next level. This dish is creamy, silky, and flavorful – and super easy to make! No one will ever know you snuck cauliflower into the potatoes. There is no cream. There is no butter. But no one will believe you when you tell them that.

8. Crispy Smashed Potatoes With Caper Aioli 

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These Crispy Smashed Potatoes With Caper Aioli by Buffy-Ellen Gill are delicious and perfect for when you are feeding a lot of people because they are so easy. They are topped with a cashew caper aioli that is tangy, creamy, and tasty.

9. Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes With Swiss Chard (lead image)

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This Cauliflower Mash With Swiss Chard by Jessica Gavin is packed with healthy vegetables like cauliflower and Swiss chard for a healthier take on the classic comfort food. Creamy potatoes are infused with garlic, leeks, and fresh chard. This recipe is going to be the new, unexpected hit at your holiday feast or your latest favorite weekday dinner side!

10. Turnip Beet Mash 

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Bursting with purple hues, this creamy Turnip Beet Mash by Tamara Green and Sarah Grossman may just invigorate you from the color alone. Beets sometimes get a bad rap for being too ‘earthy,’ but when they are steamed with other root veggies, like turnips and parsnips, the earthy tones miraculously turn sweet. This mash is simple to prepare and just what you need to eat if you’re experiencing the most common treatment side effects like nausea, low appetite, or an upset stomach. Plus, it’s robustly flavorful, thanks to the roasted garlic.

11. Roasted Shiitake With Celeriac Potato Purée 

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This delicious Creamy Celeriac and Potato Purée by Courtney West is topped with earthy, meaty Shiitake mushrooms in this must-make fall side. The purée is made extra creamy, thanks to coconut butter and a splash or two of non-dairy milk and is seasoned with chopped chives and nutritional yeast, which adds a layer of cheesiness. This can serve two to three as a dinner or four to five as a side.

12. Cumin, Cauliflower and Carrot Mash 

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We are all busy people, which is why this seven-minute Cumin, Cauliflower and Carrot Mash by Jessica Sepel is such a godsend. The recipe only calls for six ingredients and the preparation is so easy, you’ll be surprised by how balanced and tasty this mash is. Don’t wait your time getting fancy, stick to the basics and stay happy with this seven-minute mash!

13. Caulifower and Red Potato Mash

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Combining cauliflower with some red potatoes in this Caulifower and Red Potato Mash recipe by Julia Winnicki creates a perfect mash, which is still silky and light, yet filling and satisfying. Roasting cauliflower instead of steaming produced a nutty flavor, and adding garlic and nutritional yeast deepened it resulting in a perfect side dish.

14. Loaded Crispy Smashed Sweet Potatoes With Avocado Roasted Chile Crema 

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Warm, crispy sweet potato and creamy, spicy avocado — you’ll never want sweet potatoes any other way after you try these Loaded Crispy Smashed Sweet Potatoes With Avocado Roasted Chile Crema by Emma D’Alessandro.

15. Sweet Potato Mash With Dill Avocado Sauce 

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This Sweet Potato Mash With Dill Avocado Sauce by Michele Elizabeth is a super quick and easy week night meal to toss together, and leftovers are even better the next day for lunch!

If you enjoy recipes like this, you should also check out these 15 Potato Entrees For a Delicious Dinner, 15 Delicious Plant-Based Sweet Potato Recipes, 15 Filling and Delicious Potato Soups, and 15 Stellar Italian Sweet Potato Recipes!

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