Mashed Idaho® Potato Ghost

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Yield: 8- 10 servings
Calories: 100

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Nutrition Facts
Makes: 8- 10 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 100
Total Fat 2.5 g
  Saturated Fat 1.5 g
  Trans Fat 0
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 250 mg
Total Carbohydrate 17 g
  Dietary Fiber 2 g
  Sugars 1 g
Protein 2 g


  • 2 pounds Idaho® potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons lightly salted butter
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • Black olive slices
Other Materials for Creating the Ghosts:
  • Wax paper
  • Pen
  • Scissors


  1. Cook potatoes in large pot of boiling water until tender.
  2. Drain, transfer to a mixing bowl and mash with the butter. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Using the pen, draw different shaped ghosts on the wax paper. Use your imagination – make them tall, short, fat and skinny!
  4. Cut out each ghost and place the cut out on a plate. Using the wax paper as your guide, spoon the mashed potatoes onto the cut-out ghost. Use the black olive slices for eyes or decorate as you wish.
  5. Time-saving Tip: Use instant mashed Idaho® potato flakes instead of fresh potatoes. Both taste great!