Mashed Red Potatoes in a white bowl topped with fresh chives

Mashed Red Potatoes

These Mashed Red Potatoes are naturally gluten-free, easy to make, and pair perfectly with any main dish for the holidays.

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Mashed Red Potatoes in a white bowl topped with fresh chives
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Gluten-Free Mashed Red Potatoes Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 7
Calories: 238kcal
Author: Hallie Klecker


  • 2 pounds (1 kg) red potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • ¼ cup (30 g) butter or dairy-free butter, plus more for serving
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced or finely grated
  • cup (80 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons (9 g) finely chopped fresh chives, divided
  • Kosher or fine sea salt , to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste


  • Place the potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook at a low boil until the potatoes are tender, 10-12 minutes.
  • While the potatoes boil, melt the butter in a small pot. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the olive oil, whisk to combine, and remove from heat.
  • When the potatoes are tender, transfer to a large bowl. Add the butter mixture, 2 tablespoons chives, and salt and pepper, to taste. Mash to reach desired texture. Serve topped with pats of butter and remaining tablespoon of chives sprinkled on top.


Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Mashed Red Potatoes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Sodium 73mg3%
Potassium 600mg17%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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