Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Comfort on a Plate



Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Comfort on a Plate

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Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh chives for garnish

Instructions

  1. Peel and chop the potatoes into chunks. Place them in a large pot of salted water.
  2. Add the garlic cloves to the pot with the potatoes.
  3. Boil the potatoes and garlic until they are fork-tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Drain the potatoes and garlic, then return them to the pot.
  5. Heat the heavy cream and butter in a small saucepan until the butter is melted.
  6. Mash the potatoes and garlic with a potato masher, adding the hot cream and butter mixture gradually until the desired creamy consistency is achieved.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve the creamy garlic mashed potatoes hot, garnished with chopped fresh chives.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Creamy garlic mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food. This recipe combines the rich and creamy texture of mashed potatoes with the bold flavor of roasted garlic. It’s a side dish that’s perfect for any occasion, from holiday feasts to weeknight dinners. The secret to these mashed potatoes is simmering the garlic with the potatoes, infusing every bite with a delicious garlicky goodness. With a touch of heavy cream and butter, these potatoes are velvety smooth and incredibly satisfying. Garnish with fresh chives for a pop of color and a burst of freshness. Whether you’re serving them alongside roast turkey or simply enjoying them on their own, these creamy garlic mashed potatoes will always be a hit.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 280

Fat: 14g

Carbohydrates: 36g

Protein: 4g

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