Created by: LindasBusyKitchen
Created on November 8, 2011
Categories: Comfort Food, Dinner, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Garlic, Potatoes , North American, Budget-Friendly, Easy/Beginner Cooking, Quick Meals, Christmas, Easter, Entertaining, Fall/Autumn, Father's Day, Ladies Luncheon, Mother's Day, Romantic Dinner, St. Patrick's day, Summer, Sunday Dinner, Thanksgiving, Wedding, Winter, Weeknight Meals, Boil, Oven Bake, Stove Top, Gluten-Free, No Eggs, Vegetarian, Make it from scratch, Kosher Dairy (more)
Linda's Chunky Garlic Mashed Potatoes
"Oh man, these are a comfort food that goes with just about anything! I have been known to eat them by themselves :) This is definately one you will want to add to your recipe collection!"
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Prep Time: 30mPT30M
Cook Time: 25mPT25M
Yummy potatoes! Love the addition of garlic with potatoes. Makes them taste so darn good!.
- 6 large (2 pounds) potatoes (diced into large cubes)
- 1 large head garlic (roasted in the oven)
- 6 tablespoons butter (or 6 tablespoons margarine)
- 1 cup sour cream (I use light)
- Salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
What You Will Need
No special items needed.
Preheat oven to 350.
Cut the top of the garlic bulb, and place on the middle rack in the oven. Bake until bulbs start to pop out of the skins, about 20-25 minutes.
After the garlic bulb is roasted in the oven, remove, and squeeze the bulb, and the garlic will pop out of each finger.
Put roasted garlic pieces into a dish, and mash, or chop up fine. Set aside.
Meanwhile: While the garlic is roasting, cook potatoes in a lg. pan, just covering with water for about 25 minutes, or until fork inserts easliy when inserted. Drain well, put cover on, and set aside.
To drained potatoes, add roasted garlic, butter, sour cream, salt, and pepper.
Mash with a hand masher. I use a rubber spatulda to break up potatoes a little more. You don't want them completely mashed like regular mashed potatoes.
- Serving Size: 1 (312.6 g)
- Calories 426.2
- Total Fat - 26.6 g
- Saturated Fat - 16.3 g
- Cholesterol - 72.3 mg
- Sodium - 303.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 39.7 g
- Dietary Fiber - 5.4 g
- Sugars - 2.8 g
- Protein - 9.1 g
- Calcium - 108.1 mg
- Iron - 1.3 mg
- Vitamin C - 21.2 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg