Wide shot of platter of mashed potatoes with table scape decorated with bulbs of garlic.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Wide shot of platter of mashed potatoes with table scape decorated with bulbs of garlic.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

A classic side dish featuring creamy whipped potatoes and garlic.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Sides
Cuisine American, French, German, Southern
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 141 kcal

Equipment

  • Electric stand or hand mixer, or potato masher

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound Russet (Idaho) or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon pepper, white or black
  • ½ teaspoon salt substitute

Instructions
 

  • Place potatoes in large pot and cover with cold water. Boil for 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
  • Blend potatoes with electric mixer until smooth, or mash by hand using a potato masher or whisk. Set aside.
  • Add garlic and milk to a small saucepan and cook on low heat until garlic is soft, about 30 minutes.
  • Add milk mixture, pepper, and salt substitute to potatoes and mix until desired consistency. Serve hot.

Notes

Change it Up
  • For a milder overall taste, decrease garlic to one clove and pepper to ¼
    teaspoon.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5 cupCalories: 141kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 6gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 70mgSugar: 7g
Keyword 5 Ingredients or Less, Comfort Food, Easy, Holiday, Kid-friendly, Meatless
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