Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Southern Living
Makes 4 servings


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3 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 garlic cloves, pressed
2 2/3 cups frozen mashed potatoes
1 1/3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat; add garlic, and sauté until tender. Remove garlic from saucepan, and set aside.

Prepare mashed potatoes and milk in saucepan according to package directions, stirring with a wire whisk. Stir in garlic mixture, salt, and pepper. Let stand 5 minutes. Serve immediately.

For Chive Mashed Potatoes: Omit butter and garlic; stir in 1 (8-ounce) container soft cream cheese and 2 tablespoons frozen chopped chives.

Created date

January 2000