Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Rev BJ Friley


This is a diabetic recipe with garlic.

Make Ahead Tip - If desired, return mashed potato mixture to slow cooker; keep warm on low or warm setting for up to 2 hours. If mixture has thickened, stir in some of the reserve cooking juices to reach desired consistency.


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4 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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3 lb
russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
6 clove
garlic, halved
bay leaf
2 can(s)
(14 oz each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 c
fat-free milk
1 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
ground white pepper
1/4 tsp
1/4 c
snipped fresh chives


whole fresh chives

How to Make Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes


  • 1In a 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker - Combine potatoes, garlic and bay leaf
  • 2Pour broth over all in cooker
  • 3Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours
  • 4Drain potatoes in a colander over a bowl to catch the cooking juices
  • 5Remove and discard bay leaf
  • 6Return potatoes to slow cooker
  • 7With a potato smasher - Mash to desired consistency
  • 8In a small saucepan - Heat milk and butter until steaming and butter is almost melted
  • 9Add milk mixture, white pepper, salt and enough of the reserved cooking juices to the potato mixture to reach desired consistency
  • 10Stir in snipped chives
  • 11Reserve remaining cooking juices
  • 12If desired, garnish individual servings with whole chives

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About Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic

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