Mashed Potato Bar

This appetizer is from a catering company. Guests use homemade Mashed Idaho® Russet Potatoes as a base, and then add toppings as they choose. The following is a list of toppings that can be made available.


Favorite Toppings:

  • Sour cream
  • Chopped scallions
  • Black caviar
  • Sautéed wild mushrooms
  • Olive tapenade
  • Crumbled hickory bacon
  • Finely shredded cheese
  • Steamed broccoli
  • Garlic sautéed rock shrimp
  • Whipped butter
  • Sautéed turkey sausage with cranberries and sage
  • Hearty basil pesto
  • Grilled zucchini and summer squash
  • Caramelized onions
  • Spicy duck sausage with cilantro and spices
  • Artichoke hearts
  • Freshly grated Parmesan
  • Chopped tomato salsa with capers, basil and cilantro
  • Crumbled Gorgonzola
  • Sundried tomatoes
  • Julienne of rosemary chicken
  • Caramelized jewel-colored peppers
  • Sweet Italian chicken sausage
  • Crisp potato ribbons
  • Roasted Japanese eggplant slivers
  • Onion confit
  • Poached lobster
  • Toasted pumpkin seeds
  • Jalapenos
  • Norwegian smoked salmon
  • Hearts of palm
  • Grilled tri-tip sliced thin
  • Horseradish crème
  • Onion crisps
  • Country Gravy
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Prepare your favorite mashed Idaho® potatoes recipe*; keep warm.
  2. Set out various toppings for guests to add as they choose.


*Here are two mashed Idaho® potato recipe suggestions:
Traditional Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
Traditional Mashed Potatoes

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Erica Moore
Bonne Bouffe
Los Angeles, CA

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