Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Perfect Side

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Perfect Side

Indulge in the rich and comforting flavors of our Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes. This dish is the perfect side to elevate any meal, from a casual weeknight dinner to a festive holiday feast.


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


  1. Peel and chop the potatoes into 1-inch cubes.
  2. In a large pot, add the potatoes and minced garlic. Cover with cold water and add a pinch of salt.
  3. Bring the water to a boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
  4. Drain the potatoes and garlic, then return them to the pot.
  5. Add the butter and heavy cream to the pot.
  6. Mash the potatoes and garlic until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Transfer the mashed potatoes to a serving dish, garnish with fresh chives, and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are a classic side dish that’s both simple and indulgent. The creamy texture and rich garlic flavor make them a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories: 320
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Fat: 19g
  • Fiber: 3g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

In conclusion, our Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are the ultimate comfort food that will elevate any meal. Whether you’re serving them alongside a hearty roast or as a sidekick to your weeknight dinner, their creamy goodness and bold garlic flavor will leave your taste buds singing. Give this recipe a try, and you’ll see why it’s a beloved classic at our table!

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