Garlic Red Mashed Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Love this recipe because you don't have to peel the potatoes. I didn't get it from anywhere...I've always made garlic potatoes this way. I guess you could say it's my recipe....or maybe I do it this way because it's the way my mother did it. LOL

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place potatoes& garlic in water.
  2. Add salt.
  3. Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are fork tender.
  4. Drain potatoes.
  5. Add pepper and butter.
  6. Add sour cream and mash all together until creamy.
Most Helpful

Very tasty. And reheated well in the microwave. The garlic flavor was very mild. Next time, I think I'll increase to 5 cloves of garlic. Also recommend heating the sour cream before adding to the potatoes, to avoid cooling the potatoes too much.

BriarCraft January 14, 2005

I was not impressed as the others who rated this. I found it needed to doctor up this recipe in order to get some good flavor and taste. I will not make this again based on this recipe

shaung77_10958419 June 20, 2011

Just delicious! I subbed 2% Greek yogurt for the sour cream, so good! Very pretty too.

Chicagoland Chef du Jour March 17, 2011