Vegan Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Rich and creamy vegan garlic mashed potatoes mixed with roasted garlic and vegan cream cheese for an unbelievable delicious potato dish. Serve with Portobello Mushroom Gravy at your next holiday meal.

Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegan Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 218 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
  • 2 pounds red skin potatoes, washed and quartered
  • 2 bulbs of roasted garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup vegan cream cheese or 2 tablespoons non-dairy milk
  • salt, to taste
To roast garlic
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cut off the tops of 2 garlic bulbs. Place in a piece of tin foil, drizzle with olive oil and cover. Bake for about 20 minutes, until garlic is soft all the way through. Remove from the oven and set aside.

To make the mashed potatoes
  1. In a large stockpot bring 6 cups of water to boil. Add prepared potatoes and boil until soft, about 12 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Let cool for a few minutes.

  2. Add garlic, salt, olive oil, and cream cheese to potatoes and with a handheld mixer or potato masher, mash potatoes to desired consistency.
  3. Serve with mushroom gravy
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 218 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 105mg5%
Potassium 687mg20%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 13.3mg16%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.