Chive and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a recipe from Tyler Florence. We made these tonight and thought they were fantastic, so I couldn't wait to share them! They were the fluffiest, most flavorful potatoes we have ever had.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put the quartered potatoes into a large pot and cover them with cold water.
  2. Add the salt and 2 of the bay leaves.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer until the potatoes are fork tender; about 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Drain well and remove the bay leaves.
  5. Meanwhile, in a small pot, heat the cream, butter, garlic, thyme and remaining 2 bay leaves.
  6. While the potatoes are still warm, press them through a potato ricer or food mill into a mixing bowl.
  7. Add the warm cream a bit at a time, straining out the solids, until the potatoes are fluffy.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and gently stir in the chives.
  9. Serve immediately, and enjoy!
Most Helpful

This recipe was great. I hosted a dinner party which was thrown together at the last minute and the potatoes were a hit. In the hustle I forgot bay leaves and pepper but I threw in some blue cheese. It wasn't a strange combo with the chive and garlic and the blue cheese was not over-powering. Everyone loved it.

kristy & jose September 09, 2006

This was excellent! I used 1 tsp of the crushed garlic in a jar and skim milk instead of cream.

SashasMommy November 28, 2004