Are Mashed Potatoes Gluten Free?


Everybody loves mashed potatoes. They’re a staple favorite at every holiday and who can resist their creaminess?

Does Potato Starch Have Gluten?

First, let’s take a look at what it is. Potato starch is essentially, the starch from a potato, extracted and dried to form a white flour-like powder.

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Instant potatoes are great for convenience and if you’re wanting a quick, easy accompaniment. However, instant potatoes are sneaky!

Are Instant Potatoes Gluten-Free?

Depending on what you add to your potatoes, absolutely! Usually, this style of potatoes is made by just adding butter and milk to boiled potatoes and mashing away.

Are Homemade Mashed Potatoes Gluten-Free?

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When eating out at restaurants, mashed potatoes are usually the safest option if you’re craving potatoes. And usually, the potato that will be the least likely victim of cross-contact with gluten-containing foods.

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Are Potato Rolls Gluten-Free?

Another sneaky one! Despite their name including potato, potato rolls are not usually gluten-free.

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