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garlic taters ‘n cabbage

Recipe by
J. White Harris
Gallatin, TN

Sometimes mashed potatoes need a little something extra. So, I added some garlic and shredded cabbage to the mashed potatoes and came up with this recipe. It turned out to be very good and tasty.

yield 6 to 8
prep time 25 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For garlic taters ‘n cabbage

  • 4 lg
    potatoes, peeled, diced
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 4 c
    shredded cabbage
  • 1/4 c
    butter, plus pats for topping
  • 1 sm
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    green onion, thinly sliced, about 3
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2/3 c
    evaporated milk
  • salt & ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped parsley for garnish

How To Make garlic taters ‘n cabbage

  • 1
    Boil potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes. Remove potatoes from boiling water, drain, add garlic powder, and mash.
  • 2
    While the potatoes are cooking, wash and shred the cabbage. Add the cabbage to the boiling potato water and cook for about 10 minutes until tender. Drain the cabbage.
  • 3
    Melt the butter in a large pan, add the minced onion and cook until translucent.
  • 4
    Add the cabbage and stir in chopped green onion and the minced garlic. Cook for about one more minute.
  • 5
    Combine the cabbage mixture with the mashed potatoes, add enough evaporated milk to make it creamy. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
  • 6
    Garnish with chopped parsley, add a couple pats of butter and let them melt over the top, serve and enjoy.