garlic mashed potatoes recipe

garlic mashed potatoes recipe

Potatoes are my all time favorite dish. Anything that cooked with potatoes is paired with potatoes increase the great appetite in me. I prefer to eat roasted or fried potatoes and mashed potatoes are something that is incredible.

My grandma always has been in this potato cooking business and she has known a huge lot of varieties that I do. The garlic mashed potatoes recipe tastes awesome and it has a great creamy flavor that really gives a nice taste.

On Sunday when everyone is at home or my friends coming then I often like to cook beef or any kind of meat they like and this garlic mashed potatoes recipe I paired from my own.

Not everyone likes to eat too much of potatoes but if you really like a great creaminess taste with butter and milk combined with the mashed potatoes then this garlic mashed potatoes recipe you really need to try.

garlic mashed potatoes recipe
by Swati M.

Garlic mashed potatoes recipe

  • Course Side Dish
  • Cuisine American, Western

If you are the one who likes to eat potatoes and enjoy the flavor of garlic then this garlic mashed potatoes recipe can be your favorite side dish.

This Garlic mashed potatoes recipe can be perfectly paired at dinner with your favorite meat recipe. Eating both you can find a pleasure to enjoy with your friends and family.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 125 kcal


  • 4 big sized potatoes
  • 6 cloves of sliced garlic
  • 1/2 cup of hot milk
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste


  1. Take a saucepan and add plenty of water into it then adds potatoes cut into quarters and sliced garlic. Shift this to flame and bring it to a boil on high flame. When the water starts to boil turn the flame to medium and boil it for 10 minutes then turn the flame off. If the potatoes don't seem like they have been cooked from the inside, boil it for another 2 to 4 minutes or until it the potatoes are nicely done. If potatoes become tender and done now then keep it in warm water until they are going to use any further.

  2. When the water comes to normal temperature peel it gently and mashes the potatoes. Don't try to over mash potatoes even if there are few lumps remained with the potatoes. Squeeze the garlic using a spatula or spoon.

  3. Either use melted butter or mix the 2 tablespoons of butter, salt, and pepper to the mixture and mix it well.

  4. Heat the milk until it comes to hot then add this to the mixture and gently beat everything until you see the creamy texture comes as result. You can add 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of milk on your desired consistency of creaminess.

  5. Our garlic mashed potatoes is ready to serve now. If you are not going to right away then you can cover it using a foil paper so it can keep the dish stay hot.

I believe this is one of my favorite all-time comfort food that I like to cook every now and then. Garlic mashed potatoes recipe, no doubt, is not a healthy recipe at all because it consumes a lot of butter at mixing and garnishing also milk that uses to make it very creamy.

However, the use of butter and milk is completely depending on you. You can either use a little of butter and full of milk also you can reduce the amount of butter at garnishing level or even completely removes at garnishing.

This garlic mashed potatoes recipe can be considered eating not very often but you can surprise at a party by making this easy and fast dish.

Mostly, people like to cook it as a side dish and it perfectly pairs with the meat recipe you like. If you really want to try something that is great in taste then garlic mashed potatoes recipe can be the dish you are looking after.

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