Garlicky Mashed Potatoes

Serves 6
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
45
minutes

Ingredients

2
pounds
Yukon Gold or baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks
4
garlic cloves, peeled
2
teaspoons
unsalted butter
1
cup
buttermilk
3
tablespoons
chopped chives
salt and ground pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, cover the potatoes and garlic with lightly salted water and heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until fork tender, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet or saucepan, heat the butter over low heat until it begins to brown, swirling the skillet, about 1 minute.
  3. Drain the potatoes well and mash them with a potato masher or electric mixer until smooth. Blend in the buttermilk, chives, and browned butter. Add salt and pepper to taste.

 

Jane Kirby
April 2001

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 145
  • Calcium 71 mg
  • Carbohydrate 29 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Fat 2 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Iron 1 mg
  • Protein 5 mg
  • Sat Fat 1 g
  • Sodium 56 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.