Velvet Mashed Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by shadowgirl...

Found this recipe in BHG magazine. I did change it a little just for ease. This recipe is a wonderful change to plain mashed potatoes. Very, very tasty.

Top Review by WiGal

Comfort food at its best! Love the roasted garlic. Served with SydneyMike's recipe#454765. Thanks for post, shadow.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. To roast garlic, slice bottom & place in aluminum foil with a little olive oil. (don't skip this step).
  3. Clean & prick potatoes & put in oven with garlic.
  4. Cook 35 minutes. Remove garlic. Continue to cook potatoes 20 minutes or until tender.
  5. Hold hot potatoes with towel & split & scrape flesh into sauce pan.
  6. Squeeze roasted garlic from the bottom to push cloves out & into potatoes.
  7. Add 2 tablespoons of butter, sour cream & cream cheese. Mash. Season with salt & black pepper.
  8. In large frying pan add 3 tablespoons butter. Add mushrooms & cook until browned. (4 minutes) Add shallot, thyme & dried tomatoes. (make sure you do not burn shallot).
  9. Add mushroom gravy to pan & heat.
  10. Gradually stir hot milk into potatoes until fluffy.
  11. Transfer to bowl & pour gravy mixture on top.

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