Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Contributor: Tawnie Kroll

We took our favorite mashed potatoes and gave them a punch of garlic. This might be the only way you eat them from now on.

  • Author: Tawnie Kroll, RDN
  • Prep Time: 15 mimnutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 42 minute
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • 3 lb. Yukon gold potatoes, washed, peeled and diced
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup half and half
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 and ½ tsp. salt
  • Fresh chives (optional)


  1. Place the diced potatoes and garlic cloves in a large pot over medium high heat and pour the chicken broth over the potatoes. The broth should cover the potatoes. If not, add a little water until potatoes are covered about 1 inch.
  2. Bring the potatoes to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer until the potatoes are cooked through. You should be able to easily stick a fork through the potatoes.
  3. Drain the potatoes using a colander and and transfer the potatoes and garlic to a bowl.
  4. Mash the potatoes and garlic then add in the half and half, milk, butter and salt. Mix together then taste and adjust according to your preference.
  5. Enjoy with fresh chives on top for garnish.