Herb Mashed Potatoes Recipe
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Herb Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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A blend of herbs and garlic makes this an extra-special side dish for the holidays. My family won't let me prepare mashed potatoes any other way. —Stephanie McKinnon, Salt Lake City, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 6-1/2 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 218 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 344mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender; drain.
  2. Place potatoes and garlic in a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients. Mash potatoes. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Mashed Potatoes in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p16

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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2012

"Rather bland and not as flavourful or creamy as it would be if you simply used herb and garlic cream cheese."

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