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Mashed Garlic Potatoes Recipe

Mashed Garlic Potatoes Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (prepared with reduced-fat butter) equals 236 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 966 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.