Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Fresh Chives

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 large red bliss potatoes, unpeeled and cut into 1/2 to 1 inch pieces

4 cloves garlic, peeled


1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves

2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, combine potatoes and garlic. Pour over enough water to cover and set pan over high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer 10 minutes, until potatoes are fork-tender.
  2. Drain and return potatoes and garlic to cooking pot. Add buttermilk and mash until large lumps disappear. Fold in parsley, chives, salt, and pepper.