Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes | Ultimate Comfort

Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes is the epitome of comfort food, a delightful dish that brings warmth and satisfaction to any meal. Imagine fluffy potatoes infused with the rich flavor of roasted garlic, creating a symphony of tastes that dance on your palate. This recipe strikes the perfect balance between simplicity and indulgence, making it an ideal side dish for both casual weeknight dinners and special gatherings.

Ingredients

  • 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped chives for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the top off the head of garlic to expose the cloves, drizzle with olive oil, wrap in aluminum foil, and roast for about 30 minutes until the cloves are soft and golden.
  3. In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil. Add the peeled and cubed potatoes and cook until tender.
  4. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot.
  5. Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of their skins and add them to the potatoes.
  6. Add the heavy cream and butter to the pot.
  7. Mash the potatoes and garlic until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Serve the mashed potatoes hot, garnished with chopped chives.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Creamy and indulgent mashed potatoes with the rich flavor of roasted garlic.

Nutrition information: Calories: 240, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 4g

Indulge in the ultimate comfort of Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes. This dish takes a classic favorite and elevates it to new heights with the irresistible essence of roasted garlic. Each velvety spoonful is a testament to the beauty of simplicity, offering a side dish that pairs perfectly with roasted meats, grilled vegetables, or as a star on its own. Whether it’s a festive holiday feast or a weeknight dinner, these mashed potatoes are sure to bring joy and warmth to your table, creating lasting memories one bite at a time.