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Herb Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

This Herb Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes recipe takes ordinary mashed potatoes to soaring new heights with the simple addition of goat cheese, basil, and thyme.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes, Homemade Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 6 side servings
Calories: 196calories


  • 3 medium russet potatoes (about 1.5 pounds), peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme


  • Place potatoes in a large pot of cold, salted water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender.
  • Drain the water from the potatoes and return to pot.
  • Add milk, goat cheese, butter, salt, basil and thyme. Mash with a potato masher until smooth.


Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to five days or in the freezer for up to three months.


Calories: 196calories | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 470mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 6.1mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1.4mg