Garlicky Mashed Potatoes With Thyme

Garlicky Mashed Potatoes With Thyme
Jose Picayo
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preparation
10
minutes
cooking
40
minutes
Serves 8

Ingredients

4
pounds
Yukon Gold potatoes (about 8), peeled and halved
kosher salt and black pepper
1
cup
whole milk
1
cup
heavy cream
4
tablespoons
butter (1/2 stick)
1
head garlic, halved horizontally
12
sprigs fresh thyme
1/8
teaspoon
freshly ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes in a large pot and add cold water to cover. Bring to a boil and add 2 teaspoons salt. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, 16 to 18 minutes. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, place the milk, cream, butter, garlic, and thyme in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Set aside until the potatoes are cooked.
  3. Strain the milk mixture into the pot with the potatoes. Add ¾ teaspoon salt and 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper and mash. Sprinkle with the nutmeg before serving.
Kate Merker
November 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 359
  • Fat 18 g
  • Sat Fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 59 mg
  • Sodium 377 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Carbohydrate 43 g
  • Fiber 3 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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