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