Where it's ALL about food!

Toggle Navigation

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Clove for Garlic Mashed Potatoes

No added fat or salt is used or needed in this tasty garlic flavored potato dish. A second variation of Garlic Mashed Potatoes is also included.


1 pound potatoes, peeled and quartered
2 cups skim milk
2 large cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon white fine grind pepper


Cook potatoes, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Drain and recover.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, cook garlic in milk until garlic is soft, about 30 minutes.

Add milk-garlic mixture and white pepper to potatoes. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed or mash with a potato masher until smooth.

Microwave Directions: Scrub potatoes, pat dry, and prick with a fork. On a plate, cook potatoes, uncovered, on 100 percent power (high) until tender, about 12 minutes, turning potatoes over once. Let stand 5 minutes. Peel and quarter.

Meanwhile, in a 4-cup glass measuring cup, combine milk and garlic. Cook, uncovered, on 50 percent power (medium) until garlic is soft, about 4 minutes. Continue as directed above.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.
Serving size: 3/4 cup
Calories: 141; Total Fat: less than 1g; Saturated Fat: less than 1g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 70mg

Variation: Garlic Mashed Potatoes

2 pounds red or Idaho potatoes, quartered, not peeled
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup Miracle Whip lite dressing
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and pepper
*Or substitute two to three cloves garlic, minced, for garlic powder

Cover potatoes with water in large saucepan. Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain. Mash potatoes. Add milk, dressing and garlic powder; beat until fluffy. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Recipe makes eight servings.

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories:  140; Total Fat:  3.5g; Saturated Fat:  .5g; Cholesterol:  5mg; Sodium:  140mg; Carbohydrate:  26g; Fiber:  2g; Protein:  3g; Exchanges:  1-1/2 Starch, 1/2 Fat

Tip for mashing your potatoes

You may also like...

Share This Page

Potato Recipes | Back to Recipe Collections