Garlic Mashed Potatoes

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Yes, the recipe calls for a whole head of garlic, not just a clove of garlic. But the baking makes it sweet and mild, and it adds great flavour to “plain old” mashed potatoes.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Joan Donogh
Sweet roasted garlic is a great addition to mashed potatoes.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head garlic
  • 2 pounds potatoes about 5
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup hot milk
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Trim 1/2 inch off the top of the garlic head. Wrap with tinfoil. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 45 minutes.
  • Peel, cut up, and boil potatoes. Drain.
  • Return potatoes to saucepan, and heat over low heat for 2 minutes, shaking pan occasionally, to dry them. Remove from heat.
  • Squeeze garlic out of skins into the potatoes. Add butter. Mash with potato masher until smooth.
  • Add hot milk, salt and pepper. Stir in. Makes 4 servings.

 

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