16 Best Side Dishes for Pot Roast (Microwave Mashed Potatoes Recipe & More)
Microwave Mashed Potatoes are one of the best side dishes to serve with pot roast. It’s fluffy, creamy, and smooth, and when served with pot roast, it can soak up all the delicious goodness!
- 2 pounds large potatoes
- 3/4 cup milk
- 4 tablespoons butter
- salt and pepper to taste
- fresh chives optional for serving
Clean and peel the potatoes. Then cut then into 1-inch pieces.
Place them in a large microwave-safe bowl.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and poke a hole to allow steam to escape.
Microwave on High power for 10-12 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
Remove the bowl from the microwave. Set aside.
Place the butter and milk in a small bowl and microwave on High power for 1 minute to heat.
Add the butter mixture, salt and pepper to the potatoes. Mash using a masher or hand mixer until smooth and creamy.