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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic gives the dish a mellow flavor.

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 50 mins
  • servings: 6
Photography: BEATRIZ DA COSTA

Ingredients

  • 1 pound red potatoes, peeled and cut into eighths
  • 1 pound russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 3/4 cup nonfat milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Cook's Note

To make ahead (up to two hours), complete recipe, then top with a thin layer of milk. Cover; set aside in a warm place. When ready to serve, stir to combine.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a medium saucepan, combine the potatoes and whole garlic; add enough cold water to cover by about 2 inches. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer, and cook until the potatoes are easily pierced with a fork, about 15 minutes. Drain the potatoes, and set aside in a warm place.

  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, in the same saucepan, combine milk, butter, and salt; season with pepper. Place over low heat until butter has melted and milk is warm to the touch. Pass potatoes and garlic through a ricer or food mill into saucepan, and stir gently to combine with milk mixture. Serve immediately.

Source
Martha Stewart Living

Reviews (1)

  • 8 Oct, 2008

    how much butter?? It does not say!