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Creamy mashed potatoes in a bowl topped with butter and chive by ilonaspassion.com I @ilonaspassion
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Homemade Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Creamy mashed potatoes made with garlic, butter and milk.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Ilona


  • 9 potatoes large
  • 1 whole garlic peeled
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper


  • Peel potatoes and dice. Place into the large pot with water. 
  • Add peeled garlic cloves.
  • Cook on low-medium heat covered slightly for about 30 minutes until soft. 
  • Drain potatoes, mash with potato masher. Smashing garlic as well.
  • Add milk, butter, salt and pepper. Mash all ingredients together.


Add more salt or milk if required.


Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 364mg | Potassium: 1359mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 36.5mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 10.4mg