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Garlic-Shallot Mashed Potatoes

All You DECEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.27


  • 6-8 shallots, unpeeled
  • 1 large head garlic, outer skin peeled, head intact
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter


Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss shallots, garlic, oil, 1/4 tsp. salt and pepper in a bowl. Wrap in a foil packet; roast for 1 hour. Unwrap carefully and let cool. Peel shallots and garlic; puree in a food processor.

Cover potatoes with cold water in a pot; boil. Add 1 tsp. salt and simmer for 15 minutes; drain. Mash potatoes in a bowl. Stir in puree, butter, 1 tsp. salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 264
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 36g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 23mg
  • Sodium: 566mg

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