Garlic Roasted Mashed Potatoes Recipe
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Garlic Roasted Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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My family loves potatoes and considers this dressed-up version a real favorite. Mouthwatering flavor comes from roasted garlic and rosemary. These fluffy, pleasing potatoes make a standout side dish for any meat.—Rita Wenrich, La Luz, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 whole garlic bulbs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 medium baking potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 224 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 460mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. Cut the top off garlic bulbs so each clove is exposed. Brush with oil; wrap in foil. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until garlic is very soft. Cool for 5 minutes. Remove garlic from skins; mash and set aside.
  2. Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until very tender. Drain well. Add milk, butter, rosemary, salt and garlic; mash until light and fluffy. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes in Taste of Home February/March 2000, p39

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JanetteReinhart User ID: 5327055 31689
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"I also make it with cauliflower."

rsalinas09 User ID: 4802602 38076
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2010

"They were great and so easy to make!"

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 74378
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2010

"I did not really like these potatoes. If I make them again I will try chives instead of rosemary."

crystines User ID: 4619053 31687
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2009

"These were excellent, I did not have any leftovers from Thanksgiving, however I will only be making them on holidays, there is a lot of prep time to go into them."

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