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.
- 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
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
- 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.
- While the garlic is roasting, boil the potatoes until tender. Drain and return them to the pot.
- Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves into the pot with the potatoes.
- Add butter, cream, salt, and pepper to the potatoes and garlic.
- Mash everything together until creamy and smooth.
- 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.