These super simple Garlic Mashed Potatoes are easy to make yet packed with flavor. With just five ingredients, you'll have a side dish ready to complement any protein. Everyone is sure to come back for seconds!
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Author: Garnish and Glaze
3poundsrusset potatoes, washed and cut into 1-inch pieces (peel if desired)
1 1/2cupsheavy whipping cream
Place potatoes and salt in a large pot and fill with tap water until an inch above the potatoes.
Bring to a boil over medium high heat and cook until they fall apart when poked with a fork (about 10-15 minutes).
Drain the potatoes in a colander and leave them sitting.
Meanwhile, melt the butter in the pan over medium-high heat and then add the garlic, cooking for about 30-60 seconds. Slowly stir in the cream and then bring to a simmer. Remove pan from heat.
Carefully add the cooked potatoes back to the pan with the cream. Mash the the potatoes until smooth and combined with the cream mixture.