Creamy Comfort: Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Comfort: Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Whether it’s a hearty family dinner or a festive holiday feast, these Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes are the ultimate comfort food. Velvety smooth and packed with flavor, this side dish elevates every meal to a whole new level.


  • 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped chives for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the top off the garlic head to expose the cloves. Drizzle with olive oil, wrap in foil, and roast for 35-40 minutes. Squeeze out the roasted garlic cloves.
  3. Place the peeled and quartered potatoes in a pot of cold, salted water. Bring to a boil and simmer until tender.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine the heavy cream and butter. Heat over low heat until the butter is melted.
  5. Drain the cooked potatoes and return them to the pot. Add the roasted garlic cloves, cream and butter mixture, sour cream, salt, and pepper.
  6. Mash the potatoes until smooth and creamy.
  7. Serve the mashed potatoes hot, garnished with chopped chives.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes are the epitome of comfort, with velvety texture and rich garlic flavor that pairs perfectly with any main course.

Nutrition information: Calories: 220; Fat: 12g; Carbohydrates: 27g; Protein: 3g;

Wholesome and indulgent, these Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes are a labor of love that yield a dish worthy of the most special occasions or the simplest weeknight dinners. The roasted garlic infuses the potatoes with a mellow and slightly sweet flavor, while the combination of cream, butter, and sour cream creates a lusciously smooth consistency. Whether accompanying a succulent roast or standing proudly on its own, this dish is sure to become a family favorite. Every forkful is a taste of comfort, a reminder of traditions, and a celebration of good food shared with great company.

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