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Dinner

The Perfect Garlic Mashed Potatoes
By Serves 4

The perfect mashed potato is not an art it's a choice. Choose Yukon gold potatoes.

Prep Time: 45m
Cook Time: 20m

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Ingredients:

  1. 1 ½ lbs yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered length-wise
  2. ½ teaspoon salt
  3. ½ cup milk
  4. 4 Tbsp olive oil
  5. 1 head roasted garlic

You may also need:

A Pot, Aluminum Foil, Bowl, Fork, Kitchen Knife, Oven, Spoon

Step 1:

To roast garlic: Cut head in half crosswise keeping the cloves in place.


Step 2:

Drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil over the exposed cloves and put garlic back together so it looks whole.


Step 3:

Wrap in foil and bake for 45 minutes.


Step 4:

When the garlic is cool enough to handle squeeze the pulp from the garlic head by pressing firmly from the bottom up.


Step 5:

Mash the garlic with a fork and set aside.


Step 6:

While garlic is cooking, put potatoes into a saucepan. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt.


Step 7:

Add water until potatoes are covered. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 15-20 minutes, or until done - a fork can easily be poked through them.


Step 8:

Warm milk in microwave or in a pan on the stove, and drain water from potatoes.


Step 9:

Put hot potatoes into a bowl. Add milk, remaining olive oil and garlic.


Step 10:

Use potato masher to mash potatoes until well mashed. Use a strong spoon to beat further, adding milk to achieve the consistency you desire. (Do not over-beat or your potatoes will get gluey.)


Step 11:

Serve warm!


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