Share: Mashed Potato Flakes 6.6 OZ PKG You may substitute 4-1/2 cups hot homemade mashed potatoes for the instant potatoes if desired. Featured Recipes Spicy Shepherd's Pie Taco seasoning adds zip to this hearty main dish. It's easy to top with instant mashed potatoes, which I stir up while browning the beef.—Mary Malchow, Neenah, Wisconsin Related Tips Pumpkin Butter This recipe was tested with commercially prepared pumpkin butter. Edible Flowers Verify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals. Miso Paste Look for miso paste in natural food or Asian markets.