Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes


Photo: Tina Rupp; Styling: Renata Chaplynsky

Skip the boxed flakes and make from-scratch mashed potatoes in no time. This flavorful side dish recipe gets its kick from fresh garlic.
4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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1 1/2 pounds cubed, unpeeled red potatoes
3 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

1. Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan; cover with cold water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife (about 20 minutes). Drain; return to pot over low heat.

2. Add milk, butter, salt, and pepper. Mash potatoes with a potato masher to desired consistency.

Created date

November 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 189
Fat 6 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 235 mg
Calcium 60 mg