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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Best garlic mashed potatoes recipe with whole milk, white pepper and butter. Families will put this on their favorite comfort foods list. Serve it year around, and definitely at Thanksgiving.

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 145 kcal


  • 6 gold potatoes
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • ¼ tsp ground white pepper
  • 4 tbsp butter


  1. Peel potatoes, cut into pieces (about 4 pieces per potato), and place in stock pot or dutch oven.  Add in garlic cloves and salt.  Cover potatoes with water until water level is 2 inches above potatoes.

  2. Bring water to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender and easily pierced with a knife.  Drain potatoes and garlc cloves in a strainer.  Place potatoes and cloves in large mixing bowl in a stand mixer.  Mix on medium high speed until smooth and fluffy.

  3. Scrape potatoes out of mixing bowl and scoop into stock pot/dutch oven.  Pour in milk, chicken stock, white pepper, and butter.  Turn heat to low and stir ingredients together until butter is melted and well incorporated.

  4. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Food Network

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 964mg42%
Potassium 577mg16%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Calcium 64mg6%
Vitamin C 15.7mg19%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Iron 4.2mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.