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Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Lemieux-Brehm

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup garlic cloves (peeled)
1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes (quartered)
Kosher salt
Freshly grated black pepper
1 cup half and half
2 Tbl. butter

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.
In a small casserole dish place the olive oil and garlic.
Roast in the oven for approximately 20 minutes (until lightly browned).
Set aside.
Place the potatoes in a large pot of salted water.
Bring to a boil and cook for 20 minutes, until the potatoes are very tender.
Remove the potatoes from the water but reserve 1 cup of the water.
Place the potatoes and roasted garlic in a mixer and blend adding the half and half a little at a time.
Add 2 tablespoons of butter (optional).
Add the potato water to make the mixture smooth.
Add more salt and pepper to taste.
Serve hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can make these potatoes ahead of time. Just heat them up in a oven proof casserole dish at 325 degrees for 20 minutes.
I like to roast a bunch of garlic in the olive oil and have it on hand for many dishes.
The roasted garlic freezes well.

 

 

 

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