Garlic Mashed Potatoes

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by LonghornMama

Easy rich, creamy mashed potatoes. Garlic is cooked and mashed with the potatoes. From Taste of Home, by Myra Innes.

Top Review by Big Sis

Perfect, Perfect, Perfect! I was sooooooooooo afraid of that much garlic! Followed Directions Exactly! Thank you, we truly enjoyed these!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 5 large potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 15 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 12 cup whipping cream


  1. Place potatoes, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt in a large saucepan; add enough water to cover.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  3. Cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes; drain.
  4. Transfer potatoes and garlic to a mixing bowl; mash or put through ricer.
  5. Add butter, cream and remaining salt; beat until smooth.
  6. Do not overbeat potatoes lest they turn into a glutenous mass!

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