Texas Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Lynn Dine

By
@diner524

A recipe that is from the "Taste of Home" magazine website, which states: "These creamy mashed potatoes get their flavor burst from garlic and caramelized onions. They're great with any meal. —Richard Markle, Midlothian, Texas"


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 whole garlic bulb
1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
1 medium white onion, chopped
4 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup 2% milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Remove papery outer skin from garlic (do not peel or separate cloves). Cut top off of garlic bulb. Brush with 1 teaspoon oil. Wrap bulb in heavy-duty foil. Bake at 425° for 30-35 minutes or until softened.
2
Meanwhile, in a large skillet over low heat, cook onion in remaining oil for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a food processor. Cover and process until blended; set aside.
3
Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Place potatoes in a large bowl. Squeeze softened garlic into bowl; add the butter, sour cream, cheese, milk, salt, pepper and onion. Beat until mashed.
Freeze option: Place cooled mashed potato mixture in a freezer container and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high in a microwave-safe bowl until heated through, stirring twice and adding a little milk if necessary.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American