Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Serve these creamy mashed potatoes as a hearty side to a family dinner.


Makes 4 to 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 1 Hours
Cool: 10 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes
Stand: 1 Minute


1 garlic bulb
2 1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/3 cup sour cream
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


1. Cut off pointed end of garlic; place garlic on a piece of aluminum foil. Fold foil to seal.

2. Bake at 400° for 1 hour, and let cool 10 minutes. Squeeze pulp from garlic bulb; discard husk, and set pulp aside.

3. Bring potatoes and cold water to cover to a boil in a large Dutch oven; boil 25 minutes or until tender. Drain. Place back in Dutch oven, and heat 3 to 5 minutes over low heat until potatoes are dry. Set aside.

4. Heat whipping cream in a small saucepan over low heat 4 minutes or just until warm; remove from heat, and stir in sour cream.

5. Press potatoes through a ricer into Dutch oven. Let stand 1 minute. Stir in roasted garlic pulp, melted butter, salt, and pepper until blended. Gradually stir in warm whipping cream mixture, stirring just until blended. Serve immediately.