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Herbed Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.


12 servings (3/4 cup each)

I call these the best mashed potatoes ever! The first time I made them was for Thanksgiving a few years ago. Everyone loved them so much that now when my family wants mashed potatoes for dinner, I make them this way. —Sandra Stout, Satellite Beach, Florida


  • 10 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks (about 5 pounds)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup 2% milk


  1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to pan.
  2. Add garlic, butter, herbs, salt and pepper; mash potatoes. Gradually add cream and enough milk to reach desired consistency.

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