Ultimate Garlic Mashed Potatoes
When it comes to comfort food, nothing quite hits the spot like a bowl of creamy and flavorful garlic mashed potatoes. Whether you’re serving them as a side dish for a holiday feast or just craving some soul-warming goodness, this recipe is the ultimate choice.
- 4 large russet potatoes
- 8 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped fresh chives for garnish
- Start by peeling and chopping the russet potatoes into chunks. Rinse them thoroughly under cold water.
- In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil. Add the potato chunks and minced garlic, then cook until the potatoes are tender, about 15-20 minutes.
- Drain the potatoes and garlic, then return them to the pot.
- Heat the heavy cream and butter in a small saucepan over medium heat until the butter is melted.
- Pour the warm cream and butter mixture over the potatoes and garlic. Mash everything together until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Transfer the garlic mashed potatoes to a serving dish and garnish with chopped fresh chives.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
These ultimate garlic mashed potatoes are a perfect combination of creamy and savory, with the rich flavor of roasted garlic. They pair wonderfully with roasted meats, poultry, or even as a standalone comfort food dish. Serve them at your next gathering, and watch them disappear!
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 320 | Fat 20g | Carbohydrates 32g | Fiber 3g | Sugars 2g | Protein 4g
Creamy, indulgent, and packed with the robust aroma of roasted garlic, these mashed potatoes will become a staple at your family dinners. The unforgettable taste will keep everyone coming back for seconds, making it a cherished recipe for generations to come.