Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Stand Time: 5 Minutes


3 tablespoons butter
1 large garlic clove, minced
1 (22-ounce) bag frozen mashed potatoes
2 1/3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


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

Prepare mashed potatoes in saucepan according to package directions, using 2 1/3 cups milk and stirring with a wire whisk.

Stir in garlic mixture, salt, and pepper. Let potatoes stand 5 minutes before serving.