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Easy Potato Herb Wheat Rolls

Easy to prepare Homemade Potato Herb Wheat Rolls are a delicious addition to any meal!
Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword potato herb wheat rolls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Let Dough Rise 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 166kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 1 packet
  • 2/3 cup warm water divided
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup mashed potatoes no milk or butter added
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 to 3 1/2 cups whole wheat flour


  • Dissolve yeast in 1/3 cup warm water in a small bowl.
  • Cream sugar and shortening in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Add potatoes, egg, yeast mixture, Italian seasoning, salt, 1/3 cup water and 1-1/2 cups of flour and beat until smooth.
  • Continue adding remaining flour until a nice soft dough is formed.
  • Shape dough into a ball without kneading and place in a greased bowl.
  • Turn dough over in bowl to grease the top.
  • Cover bowl and let dough rise until almost doubled, approximately one hour.
  • Grease a 9x13 baking dish.
  • Divide dough in half and shape each half into 7-8 balls for a total of 15 rolls.
  • Place rolls in baking dish, cover, and let rise for another 30-45 minutes.
  • Bake at 375 for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from baking dish and let cool on wire rack.
  • Yields 15 rolls.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 16IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg