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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

garlic-mashed-potatoes.jpgThere is something about mashed potatoes that makes you think of home. As you take a spoonful and let it sit in your mouth, all the memories of family dinners shared come rushing back and make you smile, even chuckle for a little while. The sweetness of the roasted garlic complements the mashed potatoes to a tee and provides a whole other level of flavor and best paired with a good piece of steak.


  • 6 pieces of medium sized potatoes
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of rosemary, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon of table salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • ½ cup of milk, preferably 2% but you can substitute as desired
  • Parsley

Cooking Instructions

  1. Open your Garlic Shaker®. Toss an entire head of garlic into it. Close the lids. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Open a lid. Pour out the peeled cloves.
  2. Preheat the oven to about 375 Degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Scrub and clean the potatoes, do not peel skin yet.
  4. Cut ¼ to ½ inch off the top of the garlic cloves and drizzle olive oil on the head of each garlic clove and cover with aluminium foil.
  5. Boil the potatoes for fifteen minutes and or until potatoes are soft. Set aside and let cool.
  6. Using a skillet, pour olive oil and stir the rosemary for about 2 to 3 minutes, or until the rosemary is fragrant.
  7. Remove potato skins. Add the roasted garlic and oil - rosemary mixture to the potatoes. Season with salt and pepper as desired.
  8. Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes until fluffy. Add the milk little by little until desired consistency is achieved.
  9. Transfer mashed potatoes into a serving dish and garnish with parsley. Serve warm.

Number of Servings: 6 servings of garlic mashed potatoes.