Perfectly creamy and fluffy mashed red potatoes bursting with garlic flavor. Made with just 5 ingredients in 30 minutes. These are the perfect easy side dish to serve at your next holiday gathering or Sunday dinner!
Prep Time: 10minutes
Cook Time: 20minutes
Total Time: 30minutes
2 1/2poundsred potatoes, quartered
1/4cupsalted butter , melted
1/4cupwarm milk, or heavy cream
2-3garlic cloves, peeled, more or less as desired
S&P, to taste
Fill a large pot of water and bring water to a boil with 1 Tablespoon salt. Place potatoes and garlic cloves in the pot and cook for 20-30 minutes, or until a fork inserts easily. Drain and place back in pan. Let steam evaporate.
Add the melted butter, sour cream and milk. Mash with a potato masher. If you want them extra creamy, use an electric mixer. Add a Tablespoon or two more heavy creamy if you’d like them even creamier.
Salt and pepper to taste. Serve while warm. Enjoy plain, with gravy or melted cheese on top.
You can leave the skins on the potatoes if preferred.