The Perfect Mash Potatoes Recipe

Zyliss Potato Masher - The Perfect Mash Potatoes
Prep Time

Prep and Cook

Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 20 minutes



Makes 12 Servings


  •  5 large russet potatoes peeled and washed
  • 3 medium red potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 to 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese


1. Place the potatoes in a large pot on the stove and add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered for 15-20 minutes or until tender.

2. Drain and return to potatoes to your pan. Mash potatoes with the Zyliss Stainless Steel Potato Masher, gradually adding butter, mayonnaise, garlic, rosemary, salt, pepper and enough milk to reach desired consistency. Lastly stir in your favorite cheese!

Zyliss Potato Masher

Products Used In This Recipe

Zyliss Stainless Steel Potato Masher

Crafted from premium quality stainless steel with a soft touch handle for a secure grip, the Zyliss Potato Masher features an integrated hanging hook for easy storage, an integrated silicone bowl scraper which removes everything you mash for less waste and … Continue reading

Final Mashed Potato recipe

Originally published as Parmesean Rosemary Mashed Potatoes in Taste of Home October/November 2012