Wasabi Mashed Potatoes


The subtle heat of wasabi, also known as Japanese horseradish, complemented by a drizzle of toasted sesame oil, lends an element of surprise to these creamy East-West mashers. Wasabi powder can be found in Asian markets and well-stocked supermarkets.

  • 4Servings


  • 2 lbs. Yukon gold or russet potatoes, peeled
  • 1 Tbs. wasabi powder
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup plain soy milk, warmed
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. toasted sesame oil


Quarter potatoes and place in large saucepan with enough cold water to cover, and bring to a boil. Continue boiling until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork, about 20 minutes.

In small bowl, combine wasabi powder and 2 Tbs. water to make a thick paste.

Drain potatoes, and mash. Stir in wasabi paste, soy milk, oil and salt to taste, mixing until smooth. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 226
  • Carbohydrate Content: 40 g
  • Fat Content: 6 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 13 mg