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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Updated February 23, 2016

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.

Serves6

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 30 minutes

Kid FriendlyYes

OccasionBuffet, Family Get-together

Recipe Courseside dish

Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegetarian

Mealdinner

Moodblue, stressed

Taste and Texturebuttery, creamy, garlicky, savory

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

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.

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