Mashed potatoes make a delicious side dish. While preparing this dish at home, you should be very careful about the preferred consistency. However, if by any chance, it becomes too runny, you can still mend it using simple methods. This Tastessence article provides you with a guide to fix soupy mashed potatoes.
If you’re unable to get your mashed potatoes to your preferred consistency, don’t throw them out. Add them to soups, stews, or casseroles instead.
Mashed potatoes – I just love them! I mean who on earth would not? Well, sometimes, they can be in your bad books, but only if they are soupy. But wait! Is there a way to fix this problem? And the answer is YES, why not? After a lot of research, a few masterminds have found out some ways to overcome this problem. Alright, I am just kidding! The methods to thicken runny mashed potatoes are extremely simple, and I have compiled them in the sections to follow. All you’ll need are a few simple ingredients that mostly would be available in your kitchen.
How to Thicken Runny Mashed Potatoes
Thickening agents that can be used include:
▶ Powdered milk
▶ Instant potato flakes
▶ Flour or Cornflour
▶ Hard Cheese (Parmesan)
Runny mashed potatoes can be avoided if you keep adding butter and milk in small portions to avoid the potatoes from turning soggy. So, keep this tip in mind and make your favorite dish. Even if it turns out to be soupy, you now know how to recover from this potential culinary disaster!