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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

garlic mashed potatoes

As we head into Thanksgiving week one of the sides to grace many tables will be mashed potatoes!  I’m not going to lie growing up we lived in instant mashed potatoes.  Now, I would not come near them!  I guess in my mind potatoes should not be dry flakes that somehow become mashed potatoes when mixed with water.

I know, many people love instant mashed potatoes; however, these homemade mashed potatoes are much better!  There are so many variations to good homemade mashed potatoes.  I love mine though with garlic and butter!  These cover both of those requirements!

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Yield: About 6 Cups


  • 6 Medium Sized Russet Potatoes, Pealed
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 4 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Clove Crushed Garlic
  • Salt/Pepper to Taste


  1. Begin by boiling the pealed potatoes on medium heat until soft. Once soft then cut up into smaller chunks in order to be blended.
  2. Now, put them into a large mixing bowl or the bowl with the stand mixer, add in the milk, butter, and garlic and blend/mash well.
  3. Lastly, add salt and pepper to taste.


What’s your favorite way to eat mashed potatoes?

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2 Responses to “Garlic Mashed Potatoes”

  1. tara lindowposted March 25, 2013 at 3:55 pm

    I really want to make this for my family for Easter, but how much does this recipe yield?

    Thank you.


    • Kristyreplied March 25th, 2013 at 3:58 pm

      This did about 6 cups for me. It’s going to vary based on how many potatoes you use. Typically I think to myself about 1 medium potato would be a cup.

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