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
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
- 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.
- Place the peeled and quartered potatoes in a pot of cold, salted water. Bring to a boil and simmer until tender.
- In a small saucepan, combine the heavy cream and butter. Heat over low heat until the butter is melted.
- Drain the cooked potatoes and return them to the pot. Add the roasted garlic cloves, cream and butter mixture, sour cream, salt, and pepper.
- Mash the potatoes until smooth and creamy.
- 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.