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Make the Most of Mashed Potatoes

7 inventive recipes, starring one of our favorite comfort foods

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Spice up mashed potatoes with ingredients such as chipotle, celery root or nutmeg for a different flavor. — Getty Images

The best mashed potatoes should always be creamy and comforting, but they don't ever need to be boring. This winter, mix it up with these seven recipes for potatoes that include ingredients and flavors such as celeriac and cauliflower, chipotle and horseradish. Then just pour on the gravy (or not!) and enjoy.

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1. Chipotle and Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

by Jane Butel

These Southwestern-inspired potatoes are delightful alongside a flank steak. Roasting the garlic first gives the final product a creamy texture and mouthwatering aroma.

Per serving: 204 calories, 1g saturated fat, 42g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 4g fiber, 241mg sodium

2. Mashed Potatoes With Variations

by Waldy Malouf

Building on basic mashed potatoes, this flexible recipe offers eight variations that include horseradish, herbs and cheese, olive oil and rosemary, and dill.

Per serving: 293 calories, 10g saturated fat, 33g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 4g fiber, 309mg sodium

3. Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

by Johanna Burkhard

If you're cooking a big dinner and run out of space in the oven and on the stove, this microwave recipe can be a meal-saver. Richly flavored, it includes buttermilk, onion, chicken stock, garlic and nutmeg.

Per serving: 191 calories, 3g saturated fat, 33g carbohydrates, 5g protein, 4g fiber, 380mg sodium

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