Wondering, can you freeze mashed potatoes? The answer is yes, you CAN freeze mashed potatoes for fast, cheap, easy, and healthy side dish. You can freeze mashed potatoes in individual portions or in family sized containers that make dinner a breeze!

How to Freeze Mashed Potatoes

This homemade mashed potatoes recipe is perfect for for eating fresh, or for freezing in individual portions or in family sized containers!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Freeze Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 3 lbs potatoes
  • 1 stick butter 1/2 cup
  • 1 1/4 cup raw milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bake potatoes at 375 for 1.5 - 2 hours, depending on size.
  2. While still hot, place potatoes into mixing bowl.
  3. Run mixer for 30 seconds to break up potatoes
  4. Slice and add butter.
  5. SLOWLY add 1 1/4 cup of milk.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Notes

To Freeze:
Line a baking sheet with foil, parchment, or cling wrap.
Dollop potatoes into single serving mounds.
Freeze flat for about an hour.
Remove and place into Ziploc bag.

To Reheat:
Place desired servings onto foil lined tray.
Heat at 350 for approximately 30 minutes.
Serve right away.