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.
- 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
- Peel and chop the potatoes into chunks. Place them in a large pot of salted water and boil until tender.
- While the potatoes are cooking, squeeze the roasted garlic cloves into a small bowl and mash them into a paste.
- Drain the cooked potatoes and return them to the pot. Add the roasted garlic paste, heavy cream, butter, salt, and pepper.
- Mash the potatoes until smooth and creamy, adjusting the seasoning as needed.
- 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.