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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Serves 8, with leftovers
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place the potatoes in a large saucepan with the garlic and enough lightly salted water to cover. (Can be done to this point up to 4 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate.) Place over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until fork-tender. Drain.

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  • Beat with an electric mixer or mash with a potato masher until smooth. Add the butter. Gradually add the milk until the potatoes are fluffy. Blend in the salt and herbs.

  • To fake it...and save 30 minutes:Heat two 20-ounce packages red mashed potatoes according to the label directions. Beat in one 5.2-ounce package Boursin or another garlic-herb cheese. Total time: 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

calcium 61mg; 243 calories; carbohydrates 36g; cholesterol 26mg; fat 10g; fiber 3g; iron 1mg; protein 4mg; saturated fat 6g; sodium 455mg.
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