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creamy garlic mashed potatoes

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Family favorite creamy garlic mashed potatoes recipe is a quick and healthy idea to add with your main course. The garlicky taste of the traditional style of creamy potatoes cooked with butter and milk makes a perfect bite with dinner rolls.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, International
Keyword: creamy garlic mashed potatoes, creamy mashed potatoes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Potatoes Boiling: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 Persons
Calories: 296kcal
Author: Hinz


  • 2 Potatoes (big size) Russet & Yukon Gold
  • 1 cup Water To Boil - 1 Cup
  • ½ tsp Salt - ½ Tsp
  • 2 tsp Butter - 2 Tsp
  • 1 Garlic Clove Grated
  • ½ cup Milk - ½ Cup
  • ½ cup Mozzarella Cheese Shredded [Optional]
  • Parsley For Garnish
  • Olive Oil and Butter For Garnish


  • Peel potato skin.
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  • Cut into cubes. Wash potatoes and place in a pan with 1 cup water.
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  • Boil for 20 minutes on medium heat.
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  • After 20 minutes, mash potatoes.
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  • In a pan, add butter and heat it up. Add grated garlic and saute on medium heat until garlic changes color.
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  • Now add mashed potatoes to the pan and give it a good mix. Sprinkle black pepper.
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  • Add milk and stir the pan until potatoes start to separate.
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  • Now add cheese and give it a good mix.
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  • Don't overcook otherwise the potatoes will be mushy.
  • Take out in platter and garnish with parsley, olive oil, and butter.
    creamy garlic mashed potatoes



Tips to Make Best Mashed potatoes:
  1. don't over-boil.
  2. Properly mash like a smooth creamy texture.
  3. Use Yukun gold or russet potatoes.
  4. You can also add garlic powder in the place of grated garlic.
  5. Don't cook potatoes for a long time otherwise it will show mushy in texture.
  6. Avoid adding milk in high quantity otherwise, the potatoes will be lumpy in texture.
Shelf Life: 3 days in the refrigerator.
Freezing: you can freeze in an airtight container for 12 to 20 days.
How to reheat: Take out creamy garlic mashed potatoes from the freezer, microwave for 2 minutes. Now in a heating pan, add butter/olive oil (1 Tsp). Add the potatoes and also add little milk and mix well. Stir on medium to high temperature and take out.


Calories: 296kcal