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Cheesy Vegan Mashed Potatoes

These Cheesy Vegan Mashed Potatoes have all the cheesy flavor without any of the cheese, you won't believe they're actually dairy-free. These low-FODMAP mashed potatoes swap out garlic for garlic-infused olive oil, replace dairy-based milk with almond milk and use nutritional yeast in place of cheese.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy-free, gluten free, holiday recipes, low fodmap, mashed potatoes, meatless monday, thanksgiving, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 211kcal



  • Peel and chop potatoes so that they are uniform in size.
  • Add the potatoes to a 4-qt. pot and cover with one inch of cold water. 
  •  Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to a maintain a simmer. 
  • Cook until potatoes are tender all the way through (approximately 15-20 minutes). Be careful not to overcook or the potatoes will become too starchy. 
  • Drain the potatoes in a colander and then return them to the pot. 
  • Add garlic-infused olive oil and almond milk. Mash with a potato masher until lumps are gone.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients until combined.



The nutrition information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. Accuracy is not guaranteed. Information shown should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
*Please note the nutrition calculation is based on ½ teaspoon of kosher salt.


Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fiber: 6g