Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Side Dish Elegance



Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Side Dish Elegance

Creamy garlic mashed potatoes are the epitome of comfort food. They are a timeless classic that elevates any meal with their rich, velvety texture and the bold, savory flavor of roasted garlic.

Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 6 cloves of garlic, roasted
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons of 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 and boil until tender.
  2. While the potatoes are cooking, squeeze the roasted garlic cloves into a small bowl and mash them into a paste.
  3. Drain the cooked potatoes and return them to the pot. Add the roasted garlic paste, heavy cream, butter, salt, and pepper.
  4. Mash the potatoes until smooth and creamy, adjusting the seasoning as needed.
  5. Serve hot, garnished with chopped chives.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These creamy garlic mashed potatoes are the perfect side dish for any occasion. The roasted garlic adds a delightful depth of flavor, while the cream and butter make them incredibly luscious. Whether you’re serving them with a holiday roast or a simple weeknight dinner, they’re sure to impress your family and friends.

Nutrition: Serving size: 1 cup, Calories: 260, Total Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 40mg, Sodium: 85mg, Total Carbohydrates: 32g, Dietary Fiber: 3g, Sugars: 2g, Protein: 3g

Creamy garlic mashed potatoes are a timeless classic, and this recipe will make them a staple in your kitchen. Try them out and savor the elegance they bring to your table.

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