Delicious Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Delicious Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins

This roasted garlic mashed potato recipe is creamy, fluffy and amazing with the roasted garlic. This is a perfect side for grilled or roasted beef, chicken or pork.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Canadian, North American
Keyword: Mashed potatoes
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
  • 4 lbs Red Skin Potatoes, washed and cut into even size pieces
  • 1 tbsp coarse salt (used while boiling the potatoes)
  • 1 cup half and half cream (10% fat)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp soft roasted garlic
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 tsp tsp salt (fine)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  1. In a large pot and add potatoes, coarse salt and enough water to cover the potatoes.

  2. Turn heat to high and bring water to a boil.

  3. Lower the heat to medium and continue to simmer.

  4. Simmer for about 20 minutes or until you can easily poke through a potato with a fork.

  5. While to potatoes are simmering, pour the cream, butter, remaining salt, pepper and roasted garlic into a small pot and set the heat to medium.

  6. Bring the cream mixture to a light simmer and mix until the butter is melted and all the ingredients are well incorporated. Turn off the heat and set aside.

  7. Drain the potatoes in a colander until dry.

  8. Place the potatoes in a large bowl and pour the cream mixture over the potatoes.

  9. Add the fresh chives.

  10. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher. Mash until completely smooth or leave pieces if preferred.

  11. Move the potatoes to a serving dish and serve hot.