Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Published by Ballantine Books
This is our go-to side dish for any and every recipe that gives you good gravy. Yukon Gold potatoes make a nice sweet, creamy mash.
Total Timeunder 30 minutes
OccasionBuffet, Family Get-together
Recipe Courseside dish
Dietary Considerationside dish
Taste and Texturebuttery, creamy, garlicky, savory
- 2½ pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled
- 1 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1½ teaspoons salt, plus additional to taste
- Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the potatoes until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain well.
Combine the milk and garlic in a saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes.
In a large bowl, mash the potatoes, milk mixture, butter, salt, and pepper to the desired consistency. Taste and adjust the seasonings, if necessary. Serve immediately.
2009 Jamie Deen, Bobby Deen and Melissa Clark