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Garlic-Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.


8 servings

This is one of my favorite ways to fix mashed potatoes. Int fact, I freeze rosemary each summer with this dish in mind. I increased the garlic from the original recipe, and my family hasn't complained a bit. —Kathy Rairigh of Milford, Indiana


  • 6 medium baking potatoes (about 3 pounds)
  • 1 large whole garlic bulb
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes. Bake at 400° for 45-55 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, remove papery outer skin from garlic bulb (do not peel or separate cloves); cut top off bulb. Place on a piece of heavy-duty foil; drizzle with 1/2 teaspoon oil. Wrap foil around bulb. Bake at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until softened. Cool for 10 minutes.
  2. Squeeze softened garlic into a large bowl. Cut potatoes in half; scoop out pulp and add to garlic. Discard potato skins. mash potatoes. In a small saucepan, saute rosemary in remaining oil for 2 minutes; add to potato mixture. Add milk and salt; beat until fluffy.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 153 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 239mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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