Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Creamy Comfort



Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Creamy Comfort

Picture this: it’s a cozy evening, and you’re craving the ultimate comfort food. What could be more satisfying than a steaming bowl of Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes? Creamy, buttery, and infused with the rich, earthy flavor of roasted garlic, this dish is a warm hug for your taste buds.

Every bite of these mashed potatoes is a delightful journey through layers of flavor and texture. The roasted garlic adds a deep, caramelized sweetness that perfectly complements the creamy, fluffy potatoes. It’s a side dish that can stand alone as the star of your meal or be the perfect companion to your favorite roast or grilled meat.

Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 1 whole head of garlic
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the top off the head of garlic to expose the cloves, drizzle with olive oil, wrap in foil, and roast for 30 minutes until soft and caramelized.
  3. Peel and chop the potatoes into chunks, then boil them until fork-tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Drain the potatoes and place them in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of their skins and add them to the potatoes.
  6. Combine the butter, milk, salt, and pepper in a saucepan. Heat over low until the butter melts and the mixture is warm.
  7. Pour the warm milk mixture over the potatoes and garlic.
  8. Mash everything together until smooth and creamy.
  9. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Serve hot, garnished with a sprinkle of fresh herbs if desired.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

These Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes are the ultimate comfort food, with creamy texture and a rich, garlicky flavor. Perfect as a side or a standalone dish.

Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 240, Fat – 8g, Carbohydrates – 39g, Protein – 4g

Imagine savoring a forkful of these Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, where the creamy, velvety potatoes meet the roasted garlic’s sweet notes, and you’re instantly transported to a world of culinary bliss. It’s a dish that evokes nostalgia and fills your senses with warmth. Whether you’re enjoying it by yourself or sharing it with loved ones, these creamy mashed potatoes will always be a timeless favorite.

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