Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Roasting garlic in the oven brings out its sweet, nutty flavor. So it doesn't overpower mellow mashed potatoes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6

Ingredients

6
medium potatoes (about 2 lb)
6
unpeeled garlic cloves
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
to 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Scrub potatoes; pierce with fork to allow steam to escape. Wrap garlic cloves in foil. Bake potatoes and garlic 1 hour or until potatoes are soft.
  • 2 In 8-inch skillet, heat oil and rosemary over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until rosemary is fragrant.
  • 3 Cut potatoes in half; carefully spoon potatoes into large bowl. Save skins for another use or discard. Slip skins off cloves of garlic; discard skins. Add garlic, oil mixture and salt to potatoes. Mash until fluffy, adding milk until desired consistency.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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