Garlic-Herb Mashed Potatoes

For a spin on ordinary "spuds," stir in garlic and an assortment of herbs.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 14

Ingredients

3
pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into fourths
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
cloves garlic, crushed
3/4
cup milk
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1/2
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves
Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Place potatoes in 4-quart saucepan; add enough water to cover potatoes. Add 1 teaspoon salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 20 to 30 minutes or until tender; drain. Mash with potato masher or electric mixer on low speed.
  • 2 While potatoes are cooking, melt butter in 1-quart saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook garlic in butter 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently and being careful not to brown butter, until garlic is very soft. Stir in milk and herbs. Cook until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Add milk mixture to mashed potatoes; beat until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    115
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    200mg
    200%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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