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“Easy rich, creamy mashed potatoes. Garlic is cooked and mashed with the potatoes. From Taste of Home, by Myra Innes.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 5 large potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 15 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 12 cup whipping cream

Directions

  1. Place potatoes, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt in a large saucepan; add enough water to cover.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  3. Cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes; drain.
  4. Transfer potatoes and garlic to a mixing bowl; mash or put through ricer.
  5. Add butter, cream and remaining salt; beat until smooth.
  6. Do not overbeat potatoes lest they turn into a glutenous mass!

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