John's Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by the-cat-did-it

This one is sure to be a hit with you and your family if you love garlic in your mashed potatoes. Feel free to add more garlic than the recipe calls for. This is my slightly-altered version of a recipe found at The Food Network.

Top Review by helowy

These were very yummy! I used a potato ricer to mash the potatoes, and I didn't have quite enough half and half, so I had to use some skim milk as well, but this seemed to work fine. My only caution would be to add the cream mixture gradually, as I did not end up using all the milk. Thanks John, for a yummy side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and dice potatoes, making sure all are relatively the same size.
  2. Place in a large saucepan and cover with water.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and then reduce heat to maintain a rolling boil.
  4. Cook until potatoes fall apart when poked with a fork.
  5. Heat the half-and-half and the garlic in a medium saucepan over medium heat until cream is simmering.
  6. Remove from heat and set aside.
  7. Remove the potatoes from the heat and drain off the water.
  8. Mash and add the garlic-cream mixture, salt, and Parmesan; stir to combine.
  9. Serve immediately.

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