Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Sprinkle these mashed potatoes with shredded sharp Cheddar cheese and serve as a side dish.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes


3 pounds baking potatoes
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
2 garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper
1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese


Cook 3 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and quartered, and 1 teaspoon salt in boiling water to cover 20 minutes or until potato is tender; drain. Coarsely mash potatoes with 1/3 cup butter, softened; 1/2 cup milk; 2 garlic cloves, pressed; and 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Transfer potatoes to a serving bowl, and sprinkle with 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese.

February 2005
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