Mashed Potatoes With Toasted Garlic and Smoked Paprika

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 311 calories
    • Fat 19 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 32 mg
    • Sodium 380 mg
    • Protein 5 g
    • Carbohydrate 32 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 55 mg
  • October 2011

Ingredients

  1. Check 3 pounds russet potatoes (about 6; peeled if desired), cut into 2-inch chunks
  2. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  3. Check 1/4cup olive oil
  4. Check 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  5. Check 3/4cup whole milk
  6. Check 8tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut up
  7. Check 1/2teaspoon smoked paprika

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes in a large pot and add 2 teaspoons salt and enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are very tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain and return the potatoes to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until golden, 5 to 8 minutes.
  3. Add the milk, butter, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the potatoes and mash to the desired consistency. Top with the garlic oil and sprinkle with the paprika.