Garlic Mashed Potatoes

๐ŸŽฏEasy ยท๐Ÿ•“45 Minutes


  • 5 large potatoes

  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter

  • 125 ml heavy cream

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1 tsp. italian herbs

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg


Peel and dice potatoes. Rinse in cold water, then boil, stirring occasionally, until they fall apart when poked with a fork.

A few minutes before the potatoes are done, heat the butter and cream in a sauce pan. Peel and crush the garlic, then add it along with the herbs and let it simmer for a few minutes.

Drain the potatoes and return to pot. Add the butter/cream/garlic mixture and the dry spices, then mash.


  • Add some freshly shredded cheddar cheese while mashing

  • Use thin-skinned potatoes and leave the skins on

  • Add some flavorful red spices like chipotle or smoked paprika

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