Mashed Garlic Potatoes

(from elfflame’s recipe box)

Source: RecipeThing user saymyname

Serves 6 people

Categories: Potatoes, Side Dish


  • 6 baking potatoes, peeled and quartered (about 2 1/2 lb.)
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk or 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary (or 3/4 T. dried)
  • fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • paprika (for sprinkling on top)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. In a saucepan over high heat, add the potatoes, garlic, water, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

  3. Bring to a boil; lower heat to low, cover, and cook about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain well.

  4. Add in milk and butter; beat with a hand-held electric mixer until smooth.

  5. Add in cheese and rosemary; beat until fluffy.

  6. Season with the remaining salt and pepper taste.

  7. Transfer potatoes to a 2 1/2 quart casserole dish that has been coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with paprika.

  8. Cover and bake about 20 minutes or until heated through.

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