Plenty of Instagram users were excited about the food option. Some who had already tried the potatoes commented on the Costco Hot Finds Instagram post to praise their flavor. The original poster called the dish “phenomenal” and said the mashed potatoes could be enjoyed as a full meal rather than a side. Others commented that they hoped to find them in their local Costco stores soon. One person even said they disliked potatoes in general but were tempted to try this side dish.
Others weren’t so thrilled with the idea of the food, however. Several commenters on Costco Buys Instagram criticized the price point, saying, “They are alright. Save the $14 and make your own.” Others said they would have preferred the toppings for the potatoes to be offered in smaller side containers so diners could pick and choose what they wanted to put on each serving or omit the bacon for a vegetarian-friendly option.
Still, if you’re looking to cut down on prep time in the kitchen, buying some pre-made mashed potatoes could help make dinnertime quick and easy.