Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
2 to 3 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 medium baking potatoes peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sour cream, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon (or more) whole milk, at room temperature or warmed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions

In a medium saucepan, cook the potatoes in salted water until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain the potatoes and return them to the saucepan.

Add the butter, sour cream and garlic. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher or the back of a fork until the ingredients are blended. Add the milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until the potatoes are the desired consistency. Taste and add salt and pepper, if needed.


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@ Paul same here.. Here is my recipe that I make anymore 3 large potatoes ( about the size of a baking potato) peeled and sliced about 1/4 inch thick. I used my mandolin slicer for them and only cooking for 2 salted water so it is just salty but not ocean salty 3 cloves fresh sliced garlic 1 tablespoon canola oil just to prevent foaming over Cooked 11 minutes at a boil then drained 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon chives 3 tablespoons salted butter 1/2 cup heavy cream or more/less till creamy texture depending on the size Salt and pepper to taste item not reviewed by moderator and published
Pretty much how I always make them, but the higher the startch the better the potato. Russets are #1 followed by Yellow and it doesn't hurt to add in some roasted garlic mmm item not reviewed by moderator and published
Didn't have sour cream on-hand, but it still came out great!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Would it matter if I use 2% milk instead of whole milk? item not reviewed by moderator and published
Im not at all a cook, at least not a good one! My hubby always orders garlic mashed potatoes at restaurants and it was about time I'd try to make them on my own. The recipe was super easy and the mashed potatoes were so yummy!!! I put two cloves of garlic and used red potatoes (skin on) and it was delicious. I will definitely be making this again. Thank goodness we have left overs!!! :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great flavor! I topped them with bacon cheddar cheese...Mmmm, mmmm good. Only caveat - follow instructions and add liquid at the very end. I mixed everything together all at once and my potatoes had a gummy / gluey consistency...So much so that my husband, who ate later than I did, had to ask "What was that good cheesy white stuff? That was tasty!" He had no idea they were mashed potatoes but liked the flavor! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I quadrupled the recipe for a dinner party (6 adults) and added fresh Parmesan Cheese (about 3/4 cup?). Delicious!!! Be careful not to overdo it on the salt - add slowly. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These mashed potatoes are the best and the easiest ! I usually make them using 4-5 large Russet potatoes and add 3-4 teaspoons Kosher salt to the water. I also cook whole peeled garlic cloves along with potatoes. When potatoes are ready, I first add some warm-hot milk with melted butter, and then add sour cream and salt (if needed only !) and a bit of black pepper. I always serve these with baked pork ribs. Thank you, Dear Paula ! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love garlic mashed potatoes and these did not disappoint item not reviewed by moderator and published
Love! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Yes it would, I used to use 2% for them but using a richer milk such as whole or as I do now heavy cream. Creates a richer more decadent flavor profile. May not be as healthy but I do not eat them daily, maybe once every 2-3 weeks item not reviewed by moderator and published
Love the idea of putting the garlic cloves in when boiling potatoes! Going to try that for sure! Thank you for the idea! item not reviewed by moderator and published

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