Parmesan Mashed Potato Souffle

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Parmesan Mashed Potato Souffle is a baked creamy puffy Parmesan cheese-topped potato easy to make with leftovers and very impressive for hosting a dinner party.

Our simple recipe is great for weeknight meals since we usually repurpose leftover mashed potatoes and in a pinch, you can use instant potatoes in this recipe.

This potato side dish is made with eggs, heavy cream, garlic, and breadcrumbs in these creamy spuds.

There are several other toppings to add to this basic recipe for the souffle on top we give you options below.

The toppings can actually turn this dish into a souffle casserole so repurpose those leftovers everyone will love this dish.

Our taters are the perfect holiday side dish, easy any weeknight and they a potato that will compliment anything they're served with that you're cooking up.

If you're a cheese lover you can even melt some of your favorite cheddar, provolone (or whatever you fancy) on top before serving the souffle.

We love potatoes and you may also like to try our Roundup of Potato Recipes and a vintage favorite recipe of mom's, Baked Parmesan Crusted Wedges all of them are also fantastic potato impressive side dishes along with super delicious to serve!

Scroll down to my printable recipe card for these delicious parmesan Mashed Potato Souffle recipe!


this is a mashed potato souffle baked in a red souffle dish topped with broiled parmesan reggiano cheese





Potato Lovers


These ingredients and flavors in this recipe can be adapted if you're not a fan of garlic add some minced onions or chopped mint leaves, torn fresh basil or parsley leaves, sprigs of fresh rosemary (or another kind of herb you prefer) or just leave them plain that's fine also.

We love creative toppings with these, even some seasoned cooked ground beef can make a whole meal in one souffle!

The ease of this potato side dish and combinations are endless with possibilities so don't stop at a plain topping add chopped meats and load your topping up for a complete meal instead of just a side dish.


this is a potato souffle baked in a red souffle dish topped with broiled parmesan reggiano cheese


Easy Step by Step on how to make our Parmesan Mashed Potato Souffle

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  2. Oil spray a baking souffle dish or small individual ramekins around 2 inches deep.
  3. Coat the bottom of the souffle dish with bread crumbs and granulated garlic powder on top of the greased prepared dish and set aside.
  4. Whisk the potatoes and egg yolks together with the cream. 
  5. Add the cheese and fresh minced garlic, and parsley and stir together until creamy. 
  6. In another clean bowl, add the egg whites with salt and whip with an electric beater until the whites have stiff peaks.
  7. Fold the egg whites into the potato mixture
  8. Pour on top of the prepared pan with bread crumbs.
  9. Sprinkle with more Parmesan cheese.
  10. Bake in a 375-degree oven until it puffs up and begins to brown around 35 to 40 minutes.

ingredients for making a potato souffle collage


Tips and Topping Suggestions


  1. Yukon gold, Russet, or white potatoes
  2. make the potatoes cold or room temperature before adding eggs so they don't cook!
  3. Shredded cheese of any kind you prefer and melts easily
  4. Cooked crumbled bacon and shredded sharp cheddar cheese, sour cream, chives chopped
  5. Fresh chopped dill, freshly chopped parsley, and basil, with the parmesan cheese 
  6. Shredded swiss, provolone, mozzarella, and parmesan with chopped cooked ham
  7. Cooked sliced Italian sausage, roasted peppers, escarole, and Parmesan cheese, sprinkle with mozzarella or a shredded combination of Italian cheese
  8. Leftover meats cubed chicken.
  9. For crispier topping broil for 2 minutes on high
  10. In a pinch used instant potatoes
  11. Make sure the whites are very stiff adding a pinch of salt


very stiffly beaten egg whites to make a potato souffle


Easy Cooking Methods for Potatoes

  1. Boiled: cut the potatoes into small cubes for around 25 to 30 minutes
  2. Use leftovers from another weeknight meal
  3. Microwaved: place cubed potatoes in a microwave-proof boil until soft
  4. In a hurry? You can make a mock-up version by using instant potatoes with some added herbs and spice suggestions or  just to package instructions


fluffy mashed potato souffle


Ingredients You Will Need


  • mashed potatoes (use leftovers or freshly made)
  • heavy cream
  • granulated garlic powder, roasted garlic
  • minced garlic
  • Italian-flavored bread crumbs
  • Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • butter
  • eggs
  • salt, and pepper to taste
  • Parmesano Reggiano grated cheese
  • Optional: shredded provolone cheese or swiss cheese
  • Note: recipe can be doubled and tripled!


mashed potatoes, egg yolks, bread crumbs garlic all going into the mashed potato souffle


More Recipes To Try:


Best Potato Side Dishes

Air Fried Home Fries

Loaded Boiled Potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes


egg white folded into this mash potato souffle with Parmesano Reggiano on top


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Impressive Easy Potato Recipes


If you want a super easy side dish that's spectacular around the holiday besides delicious, these spuds will do you justice on your holiday tables.

Topped with a delicious baked cheese with a light and fluffy casserole of taters, these are going to be a huge hit on no matter what they're served with!

Simple ingredients that you may already even have in your pantry and all you need is a nice casserole or souffle dish to make this simple dish into a gourmet casserole with everyone giving you a pleasing eye roll of yumminess!

This is always looked upon as a specialty dish (but mums the word we won't tell them there's nothing to making this) let them keep guessing what you did to make this marvelous side dish!

The potatoes have a great flavor with just a hint of garlic but a super creamy texture that compliment any dinner.!

Give them a try and let us know how you like them and print some copies in advance everyone will ask for this recipe for sure.


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Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Parmesan Mashed Potato Souffle

Parmesan Mashed Potato Souffle

This souffle is a baked side dish baked with egg whites, garlic, potatoes, and herbs and is super impressive for holidays and entertaining. It.
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 39 MinTotal time: 49 Min

Ingredients

  • regular butter or oil spray for the baking dish (2-inch souffle dish that will accommodate 2 cups of mashed potatoes)
  • 6 tablespoons Italian flavored bread crumbs
  • 2 cups cold mashed potatoes(or room temperature) leftovers or fresh with or without skins it's your preference
  • Note: even instant works fine in a pinch to package instructions
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 6 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesano Reggiano cheese and more for the top
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Optional: shredded provolone or swiss cheese as a garnish while serving
  • Note: recipe can be doubled and tripled!

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Generously butter or butter-flavored oil spray a baking souffle dish or small individual ramekins around 2 inches deep.
  3. Coat the bottom of the souffle dish with bread crumbs and granulated garlic powder on top of the greased prepared dish and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk the potatoes and egg yolks together with the cream.
  5. Add the cheese and fresh minced garlic, and parsley and stir together until creamy.
  6. You can season with more salt and pepper if needed, however, the cheese makes this salty enough for us we usually let others add it after serving this side dish,
  7. In another clean bowl, add the egg whites with a 1/8 teaspoon of salt and whip with an electric beater until the whites have stiff peaks.
  8. Fold the egg whites into the potato mixture.
  9. Pour on top of the prepared pan with bread crumbs.
  10. Sprinkle with more Parmesan cheese.
  11. Bake in a 375-degree oven until it puffs up and begins to brown around 35 to 40 minutes.
  12. Optional: Sprinkle with shredded provolone cheese as a garnish while still hot and broil until crispy around 2 minutes on high

Notes

Tips and Topping Suggestions


  1. Yukon gold, Russet, or white potatoes
  2. make the potatoes cold or room temperature before adding eggs so they don't cook!
  3. Shredded cheese of any kind you prefer and melts easily
  4. Cooked crumbled bacon and shredded sharp cheddar cheese, sour cream, chives chopped
  5. Fresh chopped dill, freshly chopped parsley, and basil, with the parmesan cheese 
  6. Shredded swiss, provolone, mozzarella, and parmesan with chopped cooked ham
  7. Cooked sliced Italian sausage, roasted peppers, escarole, and Parmesan cheese, sprinkle with mozzarella or a shredded combination of Italian cheese
  8. Leftover meats cubed chicken.
  9. For the crispier topping, broil around 2 minutes on high
  10. In a pinch used instant potatoes
  11. Make sure the whites are very stiff adding a pinch of salt



Easy Cooking Methods for Potatoes 

  1. Boiled: cut the potatoes into small cubes for around 25 to 30 minutes
  2. Use leftovers from another weeknight meal
  3. Microwaved: Place cubed potatoes in a microwave-proof boil until soft
  4. In a hurry? You can make a mock-up version by using instant potatoes with the added herbs and spice suggestions or to package instructions




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Air Fried Fan Potatoes

German Potato Salad(see photo below)


this is a potato souffle baked in a red souffle dish topped with broiled parmesan reggiano cheese


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7 comments

  1. I love all things potato and especially mashed potatoes so this is a must make recipe.

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  2. What an amazing potato souffle. Everyone loved it. Thank you!

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  3. I would consider myself a potato lover so this is the recipe for me! Your suggestions for toppings is great too - the sausage topping would make this a delicious meal!

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  4. Goodness, this souffle looks so tasty! Love the parmesan. Lots of comforting flavors!

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  5. I'm always looking for new side dish recipes and this souffle looks perfect! Can't wait to make it with dinner tonight!

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  6. Anything with parmesan is good with me. These mashed potatoes look amazing.

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