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a bowl of mashed potatoes with melted butter and chives

Vegan Mashed Potatoes

These five-ingredient Vegan Mashed Potatoes are the perfect quick, comforting, and flavorful side dish for tonight's dinner.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mashed potatoes, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 1568kcal
Author Cindy Gordon | Vegetarian Mamma


  • 3 lbs. Russet potatoes peeled and diced
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • 6 tbsp vegan butter melted
  • ½ cup plant based mylk I use oat mylk
  • 4 tbsp fresh chives diced


  • Wash potatoes thoroughly to remove all dirt. Cut off any bad parts before peeling and dicing potatoes into small pieces.
  • Bring large pot of water to a boil. Add diced potatoes and boil until soft, about 15 minutes.
  • Drain water and return cooked potatoes to pot.
  • Add garlic salt and melted vegan butter.
  • Mash potatoes, garlic salt and butter until combined well.
  • Add plant-based mylk (I use oat mylk) and mash again.
  • Add chives. Stir to combine.
  • Serve in bowl. Garnish with additional melted butter or chives if desired.



Calories: 1568kcal | Carbohydrates: 247g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Sodium: 1774mg | Potassium: 5710mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 3730IU | Vitamin C: 85mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 12mg