Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe


1 medium head hardneck garlic

1 tablespoon olive oil 

2 pounds potatoes - peeled and quartered 

4 tablespoons unsalted butter

1/2 cup whole milk (or 1/4 cut half-and-half & 1/4 cup milk)

sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 


Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Why have regular mashed potatoes, when you can have garlic mashed potatoes with a little extra work? They are so easy to make... And oh so good when you have hard-neck garlic..


Pre-heat oven to 350F 

1. Peel excess paper off full head of hard-neck garlic. Drizzle garlic with olive oil and wrap in aluminum foil and place in baking pan. Place in 350-degree pre-heated oven, and bake for 1 hour.

2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

3. Add potatoes, and cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes.

4. Drain, cool and mash.

5. Stir in butter, milk/half-and-half, salt and pepper.

6. Remove the garlic from the oven, and cut head in half.

7. Squeeze the softened cloves into the potatoes and stir/mash until desired consistency is achieved.