Classic Mashed Potatoes

Feed Your Family Classic Goodness

We don’t think there’s any reason why quick and easy shouldn’t be delicious. So when it comes to our best-in-class Classic Mashed Potatoes, you can expect creamy, easy-to-make spuds the entire family will love.

Always a great value, always smooth and tasty, our Classic Mashed Potatoes are perfect for smaller batches and are great in potato-friendly recipes like breads and pancakes.


Stovetop Prep

  1. HEAT water, margarine, and salt to rolling boil in a saucepan.
  2. REMOVE from heat.
  3. STIR in milk and Classic Flakes with a fork until potatoes are desired consistency. DO NOT WHIP. Refrigerate leftovers.

HIGH ALTITUDE (3500-6500 ft)

STOVE-TOP PREP: Because liquids may evaporate faster, increase water amount and cooking times if needed.

Microwave Prep

  1. COMBINE water, margarine, salt, and milk in a microwave-safe bowl according to the chart below.
  2. STIR in Classic Mashed Potatoes just until moistened; cover but allow steam to vent on one side.
  4. REMOVE carefully from the microwave—bowl, and potatoes will be hot; stir gently, do not whip. Refrigerate leftovers.


Increase microwave time by 30 seconds (potatoes will be hot but not bubbly).

Idaho® Potato Flakes (dry), Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate. Freshness Preserved with Sodium Bisulfite and BHA.

Contains Sulfite Ingredients.

May Contain Milk Ingredients.

Serving Size 2/3 cup (22g) Dry
Servings Per Container About 16
% Daily Value** Dry Prepared
Carlories 80 160
Calories from Fat 0 60
Total Fat 0g* 0% 11%
Saturated Fat 0g 0% 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 1%
Sodium 20mg 1% 18%
Potassium 150mg 4% 6%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6% 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8% 8%
Sugars less than 1g
Protein 2g

Vitamin A 0% 0% 6%
Vitamin C 10% 15% 15%
Vitamin D
Calcium 0% 0% 6%
Iron 2% 2% 2%

**Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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