Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Carolyn Parke


Who doesn’t love creamy, garlicky mashed potatoes? I definitely do. In this easy to make garlic mashed red potato recipe, red potatoes are quartered then boiled until soft. Drained and then mashed together with cream and butter. A fabulous comfort food that is perfect for any occasion.

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Creamy and buttery, these mashed potatoes will be fantastic on a holiday table. Boiling the potatoes in garlic adds a subtle flavor of garlic throughout the recipe. We really love using red potatoes in the recipe. The skins are left on and give a rustic feel to the dish. The mashed potatoes are creamy with a few lumps... just like mom used to make. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 lb
    red potatoes
  • 2-3 clove
    fresh garlic chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • ·
    additional salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Garlic Mashed Potatoes


  1. Scrub potatoes and leave skins on.
  2. Quarter potatoes.
  3. Put potatoes, chopped garlic, salt, and enough water to cover potatoes in pot with lid.
  4. Cook until potatoes are soft. Drain potatoes.
  5. Put potatoes in a bowl. Add butter and cream to potatoes.
  6. Mash with a potato masher until potatoes are your desired consistency. Add additional salt and pepper to taste if needed.

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About Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Garlic, #potato

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