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Roasted Garlic and Basil Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Francesco Mattera
Added: Monday, May 23, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 Garlic Cloves (unpeeled)
4 large russet potatoes
1 cup milk (plus more if needed)
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 cup shredded fresh basil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Arrange garlic in 1 layer on a double thickness of foil and wrap tightly.
Roast the garlic and potatoes in middle of the oven
The garlic will take 45 minutes and the potatoes will take 1 hour.
Unwrap the garlic and cool sightly. Peel the cloves, mash with a fork, and set aside.
Combine The milk and butter in a large bowl. Scoop the potatoes out from the skin into a bowl and mash using a potato masher. Save the skins and Julienne them.
Sprinkle the skins with olive oil, place back in oven , and bake until crisp, about 12 minutes.
Using a rubber spatula, mix the potato mixture and garlic together until creamy. Fold in the basil and season with salt and pepper.
Garnish the mashed potatoes with the crisp potato skins.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes. cook time 15 minutes.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
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