Quick and Easy Potatoes Recipes
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe


Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

1 lg head garlic
1 tsp olive oil
2 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2inch pieces
2/3 cup half and half
5 tbsp butter, cut into 5 pieces

Preheat oven to 400

Place garlic on lg. sq. of foil. Drizzle with oil. Wrap foil around garlic to enclose. Bake garlic until soft, about 40 minutes. Cool garlic. Separate cloves. Press garlic cloves between fingertips to release from skins.

Cook potatoes in large pot of boiling salted water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain; return potatoes to same pot. Add garlic and mash together.

Bring half and half to simmer in small saucepan. Add half and half and butter to potatoes; stir to blend. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

To make this dish faster, use ready made mashed potatoes in the bag from the grocery store.