Copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes and Gravy is an easy recipe that helps you create this delicious side dish from one of America’s favorite restaurants! Made with instant potatoes, you’ll be enjoying this dish in not time!

Copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes and Gravy in a white dish and red and white towel.

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KFC Mashed Potatoes Ingredients

 

  • 1 Package Instant Mashed Potatoes (I used Idahoan)
  • 1/3 Cup Milk, more if needed
  • 1 1/2 Cups Water
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter, softened
  • 1 Ounce Cream Cheese, softened
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Black Pepper, to taste

 

Gravy Ingredients

 

  • 1 Tablespoon Beef Bouillon
  • 2 Teaspoons Chicken Bouillon
  • 2 1/2 Cups Hot Water
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 5 Tablespoons Flour
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste

 

How to Make Mashed Potatoes

 

  • Add the water and milk to a medium pan and bring to a boil.

 

Add the water and milk to a medium pan and bring to a boil.

 

  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the potato flakes.

 

Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the potato flakes.

 

  • When the potatoes are fluffy, mix in the softened butter and cream cheese. Add more milk at this time, if desired.

 

When the potatoes are fluffy, mix in the softened butter and cream cheese. Add more milk at this time, if desired.

 

  • Add your desired amount of salt and pepper to the potatoes.

 

Add your desired amount of salt and pepper to the potatoes.

 

How to make Gravy

 

  • Whisk together the beef bouillon, chicken bouillon, and hot water. Set aside.

 

Whisk together the beef bouillon, chicken bouillon, and hot water. Set aside.

 

  • Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat.

 

Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat.

 

  • Sprinkle the flour over the butter and whisk to create a roux.

 

Sprinkle the flour over the butter and whisk to create a roux.

 

  • Slowly mix in the bouillon mixture.

 

Slowly mix in the bouillon mixture.

 

  • Continue to simmer until the gravy reaches your desired thickness.

 

Continue to simmer until the gravy reaches your desired thickness.

 

  • Stir in salt and pepper to taste.

 

Stir in salt and pepper to taste.

 

  • Serve the gravy over copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes.

 

What Goes with Copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

 

 

 

 

Copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes and Gravy in a white dish and red and white towel.

KFC Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes and Gravy is an easy recipe that helps you create this delicious side dish from one of America's favorite restaurants! Made with instant potatoes, you'll be enjoying this dish in not time!

Ingredients

  • 1 Package Instant Mashed Potatoes (I used Idahoan)
  • 1/3 Cup Milk, more if needed
  • 1 1/2 Cups Water
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter, softened
  • 1 Ounce Cream Cheese, softened
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Black Pepper, to taste
  • Gravy: 1 Tablespoon Beef Bouillon
  • 2 Teaspoons Chicken Bouillon
  • 2 1/2 Cups Hot Water
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 5 Tablespoons Flour
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Add the water and milk to a medium pan and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the potato flakes.
  3. When the potatoes are fluffy, mix in the softened butter and cream cheese. Add more milk at this time, if desired.
  4. Add your desired amount of salt and pepper to the potatoes.
  5. How to make Gravy: Whisk together the beef bouillon, chicken bouillon, and hot water. Set aside.
  6. Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat.
  7. Sprinkle the flour over the butter and whisk to create a roux.
  8. Slowly mix in the bouillon mixture.
  9. Continue to simmer until the gravy reaches your desired thickness.
  10. Stir in salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Serve the gravy over copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes.