Mashed Garlic Potatoes

Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.´╝îMakes: 2 servings

I infuse creamy mashed potatoes with the subtle taste of garlic, which makes them a welcome addition to any meal. —Myra Innes, Auburn, Kansas


  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream


  1. Place potatoes, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain.
  2. In a small bowl, mash the potatoes and garlic. Add butter, cream and remaining salt; beat until smooth.


3/4 cup: 288 calories, 17g fat (11g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 986mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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