Confetti Mash

Confetti Mash Recipe

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Sheryl Faulkner


Made this up tonite to fill the need for a quick side. I used some small sweet peppers I had leftover from grilling the other nite. Roasted garlic would be delicious in here as well.If I'd had green onions on hand I would have used those instead of onion powder to add more color and texture as well as flavor! They came out a little softer than I would have liked. Next time, I'll cook a little less and mash a little less.


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20 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 2
    large baking potatoes
  • 5
    cloves garlic
  • 6
    small sweet peppers, grilled
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped fresh basil
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    half and half
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • ·
    fresh ground sea salt and black pepper to taste

How to Make Confetti Mash


  1. Peel potatoes. Chop in large dice(1 1/2")Boil with garlic in enough water to cover, just until barely soft. Drain.
  2. Dice peppers finely. Using hand masher, smash potatoes with peppers, basil, butter and onion powder just until softened.
  3. Add just enough half and half to make slightly creamy.These are better with a little texture.Salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

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About Confetti Mash

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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