Make Fluffy Mashed Potatoes, substituting 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil for the butter. Stir in ¼ cup chopped kalamata olives and 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme.
Peel 1 lb carrots and cut into 1-inch pieces. Steam until just tender: drain and set aside. Cook 6 slices bacon until just crisp; drain on paper towels (reserve fat), crumble and set aside. Make Fluffy Mashed Potatoes, reducing salt to 1 tsp and substituting 4 tbsp bacon fat for butter. Add carrots and bacon; beat until carrots are slightly mashed.
Make Fluffy Mashed Potatoes, reducing butter to 2 tbsp. Stir in ¾ cup (3 oz) grated smoked Gouda and 2 thinly sliced scallions.
Make Fluffy Mashed Potatoes. Stir in ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro, 2 finely chopped chipotle chiles (canned in adobo sauce, seeds removed) and 1 tsp adobo sauce.
• Nutrition notes are not applicable since there are multiple recipes here!These Fluffy Mashed Potatoes can suit any taste with delicious and easy variations.