Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes





Red potatoes are mashed with their skins to make the most delicious garlic mashed potatoes. A secret ingredient makes these extra creamy and delicious - make extra because second helpings are a given!

Monday July 13, 2020

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Garlic Potatoes

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If you are looking for the creamiest, most delicious garlic mashed potatoes, then you have come to the right spot! These are the best mashed potatoes you will ever make, and they are so incredibly simple! I make them quite often, and they are always gobbled up.

I used red skinned potatoes in this recipe because they are one of the best kinds for mashing. If you choose to use a different type of potato then I would recommend peeling them, but red skinned potatoes are delicious when mashed with their skins on. Serve these mashed potatoes as a side to your favorite meat and veggie dishes for a superb addition to any meal!

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes


By: Natalie Kollee
Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 pounds redskin potatoes, scrubbed and chopped into 1 inch cubes
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled, chopped large
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons cream (milk will also work but they will be less creamy)
  • Fresh ground salt and pepper to taste



In a large pot, cover potatoes, garlic, and salt with water


Bring to boil, then turn burner down and allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until potatoes are fork-tender


Drain pot, then using an electric mixer, beat the potatoes and garlic until mashed


Add butter and cream cheese, and beat into potatoes to incorporate


Add cream and beat once more until fully incorporated


Garnish with fresh ground salt and pepper, if desired

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Natalie Kollee

Hi I’m Natalie. I live in Ontario, Canada with my husband, daughter and our cat. Since I was little, I have always enjoyed discovering new recipes and sharing food with loved ones. When I’m not in the kitchen you’ll probably find me crocheting, reading, or crafting.

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