Serve these flavorful mashed potatoes with Braised Brisket.


Recipe Summary

20 mins
1 hr


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-low heat. Add onions, season with coarse salt. Cook, stirring frequently, until onions are caramelized, 35 to 40 minutes.

  • In a medium saucepan, combine potatoes, garlic, and enough water to cover by 1 inch. Bring to a boil; add salt. Cover; reduce heat, and simmer until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain, reserving 1 cup liquid.

  • Return potatoes and garlic to pan. Add remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil; season with salt. Mash until smooth, adding reserved liquid as needed. Stir in onions, and serve immediately.

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Rating: Unrated
I took these mashed potatoes to the big Vegan potluck Thanksgiving meal in Rancho Park in Los Angeles last year and they were gone in a flash. I made them with regular russet potatoes, regular salt, and a little less fat and they came out great. I learned elsewhere online to mix a pinch of baking soda into the onions to make them carmelize quickly. I highly recommend this recipe to anyone! You don't need all that butter and cream to make delicious, creamy, satisfying mashed potatoes!