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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4-6 servings

I love both mashed potatoes and garlic, so this seemed like the perfect recipe for me. People say these potatoes rival varieties some restaurants are now serving.—Myra Innes, Auburn, Kansas

Ingredients

  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 4 to 5 garlic cloves
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch pepper

Directions

  1. Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain, reserving 2/3 cup cooking liquid. Mash potato mixture. Add the oil, salt, pepper and reserved liquid; stir until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 167 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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