Garlic-Cheese Mashed Potatoes

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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3 pounds red bliss potatoes, quartered and boiled fork tender

2 cups heavy cream

1 stick butter

6 cloves garlic smashed

8 ounces shredded Cheddar

Cracked peppercorns

Kosher salt

Chives, for garnish


  1. Boil potatoes off in a large pot of salted water until tender. Drain the water and place potatoes back in pan.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat heavy cream, butter and garlic to a light simmer. Once cream starts to simmer, turn off the heat and add to the potatoes. Mash together. Fold in cheese, peppercorns and salt, to taste. Garnish with chopped chives.