Is there anything that says comfort food more than a savoury meat dish accompanied by mashed potatoes. Add some savoury gravy and you’ve got a meal that reminds you of those Sunday dinners at Grandma and Grandpa’s. This recipe for Perfect Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes starts off with roasting fresh garlic in the oven. Here’s the link to How to Make Oven Roasted Garlic.
Perfect Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Make Perfect Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes every time.
- 2 1/2 lbs Yukon gold or russet potatoes
- 1 tsp salt
- 4-5 cloves roasted garlic see recipe
- 3/4 cup half and half cream warmed
- 1/4 cup butter room temperature
Peel and cut potatoes into equal chunks.
Place in medium sized pot and cover with cold water.
Add salt and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender.
Warm cream (not hot, just warmed)
Using a potato masher, mash potatoes, roasted garlic and butter together.
Pour in warmed cream and with electric hand mixer (do not use immersion blender) combine on low speed until potatoes have no lumps. You can also continue to use potato masher.
Do not over mix, or potatoes will become glue like.
If necessary season with a bit more salt.