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Chunky Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Chunky mashed potatoes flavored with fresh garlic

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  • * 2 pounds red potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • * 4 large cloves garlic, peeled
  • * 1/4 cup butter, softened or extra virgin olive oil
  • * 1/2 cup half-and-half or whole milk
  • * 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • * 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Place potatoes and garlic in large saucepan; add enough water to cover potatoes. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 25 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Drain potatoes and garlic; return to same pan.
  2. Add butter, half-and-half, salt and pepper; mash to desired consistency with electric mixer or hand masher. (A few chunks can remain.)