Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Thom Driver
These Garlic Mashed Potatoes start with red potatoes and 2 cloves of garlic and are then cooked together. Simple ingredients, such as milk, butter, and seasonings, are all that's added to make this side dish a standout.



Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)
Total time: 30 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 202
Fat 3.8 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 5.4 g
Carbohydrate 38.1 g
Fiber 3.9 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 194 mg
Calcium 63 mg


2 pounds cubed peeled red potatoes
2 garlic cloves, halved
1/2 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


1. Place potatoes and garlic in a medium saucepan; cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes or until potatoes are very tender. Drain. Return potato mixture to pan. Add milk, 1 tablespoon butter, salt, and black pepper; mash with a potato masher to desired consistency.