Mashed Garlic Potatoes Recipe
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Mashed Garlic Potatoes Recipe

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At home in Auburn, Kansas, Myra Innes infuses creamy mashed potatoes with the subtle taste of garlic, making them a welcome addition to most any meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 236 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 966mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Place potatoes, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain.
  2. In a small bowl, mash the potatoes and garlic. Add butter, cream and remaining salt; beat until smooth. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Mashed Potatoes in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p27

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