Holiday classic recipes, revisited: Smoked Cheddar & Truffle Mash Potato

Dress up your mashed potatoes by adding smoked cheddar and delicious slices of truffle. A guaranteed showstopper at your next holiday dinner. 

yields approx. 4 cups 

  • 2 lbs            Yukon gold potato, peeled and cut in half
  • ½ oz            roasted garlic, pureed
  • 50 ml          35% cream
  • 1 oz             unsalted butter
  • 5 oz            smoked cheddar, grated
  • 1 tsp           olive oil
  • 1.5 tbs        white truffle oil
                        salt and pepper to taste



  • Cook potatoes in boiling salted water until tender. Drain well, then transfer to a small stand mixer with whip.
  • Add cream, butter, garlic, truffle oil and salt and pepper to taste.