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Rosemary-Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.


10 servings

Updated: Oct. 02, 2022
Yum! You’ll never want plain mashed potatoes again after mixing in garlic, sour cream and rosemary. They don't even need gravy. —Marlena Reed, West Jordan, Utah
Rosemary-Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 pounds medium potatoes, quartered
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup whole milk or heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Fresh rosemary sprigs


  1. Place the potatoes, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat butter and milk until butter is melted. Drain potato mixture; add the butter mixture, sour cream, dried rosemary, pepper and remaining salt. Beat until mashed. Transfer to a large bowl. Garnish with fresh rosemary.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 281 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 441mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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