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Garlic mashed potatoes

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Potato
Category Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Side Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Method Boiling
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Low Sodium; Heart Healthy; Vegetarian; Gluten Free


  • 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 6 cloves garlic, separated and peeled

  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk 

  • 1 tablespoon trans-fat-free margarine 

  • Ground black pepper, to taste

  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped



  • Boil the potatoes in a large stockpot. Reduce the heat and simmer 15 minutes until tender. Drain and return the potatoes to the stockpot.

  • Boil the garlic in a small saucepan. Reduce the heat and simmer 10 minutes until tender. Drain.

  • Puree the garlic and milk in a blender until smooth. Add this mixture and the margarine to the potatoes. Mash with a fork to the desired consistency.

  • Season with black pepper, and garnish with the parsley. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 157 cal

  • Total fat: 5g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 90mg

  • Potassium: 404mg

  • Carbohydrate: 24mg

  • Fiber: 2g

  • Protein: 2g

  • Calcium: 32mg