Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Side Dish Magic

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Side Dish Magic

There’s something enchanting about comfort food, and these Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are no exception. This side dish is the embodiment of warmth and indulgence, perfect for bringing a touch of magic to any meal. The rich, velvety texture of the mashed potatoes combined with the aromatic allure of garlic creates a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds.


  • 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh chives for garnish


  1. Place the potato chunks in a large pot of salted water. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are tender.
  2. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot.
  3. In a small saucepan, heat the butter and heavy cream over low heat until the butter is melted.
  4. Add the minced garlic to the butter and cream mixture and let it simmer for a few minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  5. Pour the butter and cream mixture over the potatoes.
  6. Mash the potatoes until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the creamy garlic mashed potatoes hot, garnished with chopped fresh chives.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

Indulge in the lusciousness of these creamy garlic mashed potatoes that add a touch of enchantment to your dining experience.

Nutrition information: Calories: 280, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 26g, Protein: 4g

Celebrate the wonder of comfort food with these Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes. Whether they accompany a hearty roast or stand as a centerpiece, these potatoes are sure to weave their magic. The buttery smoothness combined with the captivating aroma of garlic will transport your taste buds to a realm of pure delight. Share in the joy of good food, good company, and the enchantment of these creamy, dreamy mashed potatoes.

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