Crushed Red Potatoes with Garlic

Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

Another take on mashed potatoes to impress company or your family!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 lbs red potatoes, scrubbed
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup butter
  • 8 cloves garlic, sliced

Directions

  1. Cut potatoes into even sized chunks.
  2. Place in cold, salted water& bring to a boil.
  3. Lower heat& simmer until tender, about 10- 15 minutes.
  4. Drain well& place back on burner (heat off) for several minutes.
  5. Shake pot occasionally to dry potatoes.
  6. Season to taste.
  7. Crush with a potato masher but leave some texture in the potatoes.
  8. Melt butter in skillet on low heat.
  9. Add garlic& saute until golden, about 5 minutes.
  10. Remove garlic& reserve.
  11. Pour butter over potatoes& gently combine.
  12. Pile in buttered serving dish& stud with garlic.
Most Helpful

Boy, I just loved the sliced, browned garlic on these potatoes! Mmm, mmm! Crispy, garlicky! Thanks CL!

Sharon123 February 03, 2004

Very, very good. I cut the recipe down for 2 people. Love the skins in the mashed up potatoes, the garlic butter is so good with the slices of garlic on the potatoes. I will be making this again when we have company for dinner.

Barb Gertz January 27, 2004

Easy to make and yummy!

Mari April 27, 2007