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Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Photo: Tina Rupp; Styling: Renata Chaplynsky

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Skip the boxed flakes and make from-scratch mashed potatoes in no time. This flavorful side dish recipe gets its kick from fresh garlic.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.