Russets are our potato of choice for this garlicky mashed potato recipe because they cook up super-fluffy.

Theresa Farthing
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2018


Recipe Summary

20 mins
40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan and cover with water by 1 inch. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer, and cook, covered, until the potatoes are very tender, 13 to 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine milk and butter in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat then immediately remove from heat.

  • Drain the potatoes and return to the pan. Mash with a potato masher or rice in a potato ricer. Add the warmed milk, sour cream, chives, salt and pepper. Stir until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

222 calories; protein 4.5g; carbohydrates 34.9g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 3.8g; fat 7.6g; saturated fat 4.5g; cholesterol 21.8mg; vitamin a iu 302.2IU; vitamin c 12.7mg; folate 18.1mcg; calcium 78.1mg; iron 0.6mg; magnesium 38.3mg; potassium 602.9mg; sodium 322.3mg.

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  • 5 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
These mashed potatoes were DELICIOUS. I didn t end up using all of the butter/milk combo and added it gradually to get desired consistency. This is my new go-to recipe. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Good but I couldn't really taste the garlic. I'd use this recipe and try again in hopes of better results! Read More