This recipe is courtesy of chef Emeril Lagasse.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until garlic caramelizes, 6 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat; let cool slightly.

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  • Chop garlic and return to saucepan. Add cream and warm over medium heat.

  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine potatoes and 1 teaspoon salt. Add just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook until potatoes are easily pierced with a fork, about 12 minutes. Remove from heat and drain. Return potatoes to saucepan and cook, over medium heat, mashing with a heavy whisk, about 1 minute. Add garlic-cream mixture and continue mashing until smooth. Season with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and white pepper; mix well. Keep warm until ready to serve.

Reviews (4)

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Rating: 5 stars
10/31/2015
The best mashed potatoes! Have made multiple times and every time turns out amazing, creamy and delicious, would suggest adding half the salt and then each person can add desired amount :)
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03/24/2009
I usually add roasted garlic to my mashed potatoes but sometimes you just don't have time to roast it. :) I tried this out and found it was just as good in a slightly different way. I really really enjoyed them. I will be making them again. Oh, I did add sour cream though and only used a touch of regular milk. I can't go without the little tang the cream gives the potatoes. :)
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03/24/2009
I usually add roasted garlic to my mashed potatoes but sometimes you just don't have time to roast it. :) I tried this out and found it was just as good in a slightly different way. I really really enjoyed them. I will be making them again. Oh, I did add sour cream though and only used a touch of regular milk. I can't go without the little tang the cream gives the potatoes. :)
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04/20/2008
Mashed potatoes done this way are great. We love a lot of garlic so I used 4 cloves of garlic and used cream plus some milk to the mashed potatoes. Delicious.