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A bowl of mashed potatoes on a swirled green napkin and a fork
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How to Freeze Mashed Potatoes

Warm, Comforting and delicious potato flavor! Mashed Potatoes are THE BEST! I’ll show you how to freeze Mashed Potatoes to save it for a later meal!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: freezing mashed potatoes, how to freeze mashed potatoes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 106kcal
Author: Wendi Spraker
Cost: $5


  • Freezer bag
  • Sharpie
  • freezer


  • 2 Cups Mashed Potatoes This recipe works for any amount of mashed potatoes


  • Label your freezer bag with the name of the contents, the date and a use by date (6 months from now).
  • Put the mashed potatoes into the bag and squeeze out as much air as possible. Place the bag into the freezer.



  • Allow mashed potatoes to cool completely before putting into the freeze bag. 
  • Squeeze as much air as possible from the freezer bag before freezing. 
  • For reheating, add a little milk to the thawed potatoes to help with the reheat. 
  • Reheat slowly over low heat. 
  • Thaw by placing the bag in the refrigerator 24 hours before using. 
  • This recipe works for any amount of mashed potatoes


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 329mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg