Savory Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes



Savory Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Savory Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes are the ultimate comfort food, perfect for any occasion. This delicious side dish combines the creamy goodness of mashed potatoes with the rich flavor of roasted garlic. It’s a simple yet indulgent recipe that will have your family and guests coming back for seconds.

Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the top off the head of garlic to expose the cloves. Drizzle with olive oil, wrap it in foil, and roast for 30-40 minutes until the garlic is soft and fragrant.
  3. While the garlic is roasting, place the potatoes in a large pot, cover with cold water, and add a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
  4. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot. Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves into the pot with the potatoes.
  5. Add butter and milk to the potatoes and garlic. Mash everything together until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with a sprinkle of fresh chopped parsley if desired.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Savory Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes are a heavenly side dish that elevates the classic mashed potato to a whole new level of flavor. The roasted garlic adds a delightful depth of taste, and the creamy texture is unbeatable. Whether you’re serving them for a holiday feast or a weeknight dinner, these mashed potatoes are sure to be a hit. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself making them again and again!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 240, Fat: 7g, Carbohydrates: 40g, Protein: 5g

Savory Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes are a delightful and comforting side dish that will please everyone at your table. The roasted garlic infuses these mashed potatoes with a rich, nutty flavor, making them a perfect accompaniment to roasted meats, poultry, or even as a stand-alone indulgence. Whether you’re cooking for a special occasion or just craving some cozy comfort food, these mashed potatoes are a surefire crowd-pleaser. So, gather your ingredients and prepare to enjoy a bowl of creamy, garlicky goodness that will have your taste buds singing!