Savory Simplicity: Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes



Savory Simplicity: Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Picture this: a cold winter evening, your cozy kitchen infused with the inviting aroma of Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes. A dish that embodies comfort and warmth, this recipe is a delightful combination of creamy mashed potatoes and the rich flavor of roasted garlic. With a touch of simplicity, it transforms a few basic ingredients into a masterpiece of comfort food.

Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped chives for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the top off the head of garlic, drizzle with olive oil, wrap in foil, and roast for 30-35 minutes until cloves are golden and soft.
  3. While the garlic is roasting, boil the potatoes until tender. Drain and return them to the pot.
  4. Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves into the pot with the potatoes.
  5. Add butter, cream, salt, and pepper to the potatoes and garlic.
  6. Mash everything together until creamy and smooth.
  7. Serve the Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes hot, garnished with chopped chives.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

Creamy mashed potatoes with the rich flavor of roasted garlic – a comforting side dish that elevates any meal.

Nutrition information: Calories: 240, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 4g

Imagine a plate of these velvety Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, perfectly paired with a juicy steak or a hearty vegetable stew. Each bite is a balance of creamy texture and the distinct, slightly sweet taste of roasted garlic. It’s a dish that takes the simplicity of mashed potatoes to a whole new level, bringing a touch of elegance to your dining table. Whether you’re cooking for your family or hosting a dinner party, this recipe will leave a lasting impression of comfort and flavor. So, next time you’re looking for a side dish that speaks volumes, let these Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes be your culinary masterpiece.

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