I just can't get enough of these Vodka Mashed Potatoes! It's amazing what the vodka does for the consistency of these mashed potatoes
While cruising various foodie sites on social media, I saw a reference to a recipe for Vodka Mashed Potatoes. My first reaction was that I thought it was an odd combination of ingredients but hey, I like eclectic food so I just had to give it a try.
Now making mashed potatoes is not that difficult. And this recipe is really no different than every other mashed potato recipe out there, except the Vodka.
But don’t worry, you can’t taste the vodka! But it sure does help with the consistency of these mashed potatoes.
Everyone knows I love to add bacon to everything so if you are a fan of bacon, fold in a cup of cooked & crumbled bacon. For a little more flair, you can add some roasted garlic to taste.
Please keep your guests in mind when serving these mashed potatoes. It does contain alcohol.
Updated 12/18/19: Changed from Russet to Yukon Gold potatoes. Having made this recipe several times now, I prefer Yukon Gold for my mashed potatoes. But you can use whatever is more convenient for you.
What Ingredients do I need to Make this Recipe?
You will need the following ingredients to make these Vodka Mashed Potatoes: Yukon Gold Potatoes, Half & Half, Unsalted Butter, Vodka, Bacon, Salt & Pepper and Garlic Cloves.
How to Make Vodka Mashed Potatoes
Peel and cook potatoes in boiling water until potatoes are soft. Drain well and dry over low heat.
Using an electric beater, add half & half and butter. Add salt & pepper to taste.
Mix in vodka. Optionally fold in cooked bacon and roasted garlic to taste.
Vodka Mashed Potatoes
- 10 Yukon Gold Potatoes
- 2/3 Cup Half & Half
- 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
- 1/4 Cup Vodka
- 1 Cup Bacon, Cooked & Crumbled
- Salt & Pepper, To Taste
- Garlic Cloves, Roasted – To Taste
how to make this recipe
- Peel and cook potatoes in boiling water until potatoes are soft. Drain well and dry over low heat.
- Using an electric beater, add half & half and butter.
- Add salt & pepper to taste.
- Mix in vodka.
- Fold in cooked bacon (optional). Add roasted garlic to taste (optional).
Any nutritional information provided on this site is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with your nutritionist.