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

Recipe by Southern Living November 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
1 hr
cool:
10 mins
cook:
35 mins
stand:
1 min
total:
2 hrs 1 min
Yield:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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