Recipe File: Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes
At family gatherings, casual dinner parties, and potlucks, the main attraction is usually the turkey, ham, or roast. The main course always gets all the attention and the accolades, while the side dishes are only remembered long enough to "round out the meal". How often do your guests (or family) as for more mashed potatoes simply because they tasted great? Here's a simple creamy garlic mashed potatoes recipe that is sure to have your guests asking for seconds.
Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes (serves 8)
|2 lb. (900 g) russet potatoes||peel and chop into 1 in. cubes||boil until soft (10 min.)||drain||mix||mix||mix||season to taste and mix until smooth & creamy|
|20 cloves toasted garlic||chop and mash|
|4 oz. (110 g) butter|
|1/2 cup (120 mL) heavy cream||warm|
|Cloves of garlic||heat, covered, on low for 20 min.||let cool, covered, for 20 min.||remove skins and woody ends|