Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes (Recipe)

Ingredients

5 lbs. Yukon Gold Potatoes
1 lb. unsalted butter softened
Salt to taste
fresh ground Black pepper to taste
2-3 cups heavy cream (to desired consistency)
¼ cup whole peeled garlic
1/8 cup olive oil

 

Procedure

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees
  • Toss the whole garlic with the olive oil then season it with salt and pepper
  • Place the oiled and seasoned garlic in a small baking dish or small metal fry pan
  • Roast the Garlic for 10 min to start watching it so it does not burn, continue to roast the Garlic until it is golden and is soft. You should be able to smash the Garlic with a fork.
  • Remove the Roasted Garlic and smash them with the Garlic oil till it is a smooth  paste

• Boil the potatoes till very well cooked, then drain
• Place the them back into the pot and then add butter
• Smash the potatoes till the butter is melted and then add the Roasted Garlic, incorporating until smooth
• Note: add cream or stock gradually so you don’t have potato soup

Not enough garlic flavor? Try a combination of fresh chopped and Roasted Garlic