Simmering a garlic clove with the potato infuses it with flavor. Use whatever fresh herbs you have in your refrigerator.

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Instructions Checklist
  • Place potato in a small saucepan and cover with water. Add garlic. Bring to a boil; cook until the potato is tender. Drain; add butter and buttermilk, and mash with a potato masher to the desired consistency. Stir in herbs. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.


Nutrition Facts

86 calories; protein 2.2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 14.5g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 1.1g 4% DV; sugars 0.8g; fat 1.9g 3% DV; saturated fat 1.2g 6% DV; cholesterol 5.3mg 2% DV; vitamin a iu 139IU 3% DV; vitamin c 1.7mg 3% DV; folate 1.6mcg; calcium 8.2mg 1% DV; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 1.1mg; potassium 422.6mg 12% DV; sodium 160.2mg 6% DV; thiaminmg.

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Rating: 5 stars
Light and creamy -- delicious These were delicious mashed potatoes. I did not have any herbs available so I made them without. They were still terrific - light and creamy. I was worried that the butter would not be sufficient but that was not the case. Yummy. Read More