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Recipe: Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Posted by grace on November 22, 2013

Thanksgiving is around the corner and we wanted to share a simple recipe of an all time favorite! What is your favorite Thanksgiving dish?

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ cup of milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Drizzle garlic with olive oil, then wrap in aluminum foil. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
  3. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and chop. Stir in butter, milk, salt and pepper.
  4. Remove the garlic from the oven, and cut in half. Squeeze the softened cloves into the potatoes. Blend potatoes with an electric mixer until desired consistency is achieved.

PREP 10 mins

COOK 1 hr

READY IN 1 hr 10 mins

 

 

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