Garlic Mashed Potatoes

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My inspiration behind today's recipe that I will be sharing with you today.... Last weekend, my family and I went to a dinner party at a close family friends house and besides having a good old-time with family and friends, our tummies were filled with delicious to die for food!!! We had these tender, juicy filet mignon's cooked perfectly with this delicious garlic-parsley au-jus!!! Is your mouth water yet? Mine is!!! Then came the mashed potatoes and OMG WERE THEY GOOD!!! So for today's recipe, it is inspired by our weekend dinner party!!! Enjoy!!!

Garlic Mashed Potatoes:

Ingredients: The amount of your ingredients will vary depending on the amount of people you are serving.
  • 2 Potatoes, chopped
  • Butter
  • Garlic powder or fresh garlic either is fine
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Milk
  • Water
  1. Start by peeling, washing and chopping your potatoes ( you want to make sure that your chopped potatoes are equal sized so that they cook evenly)
  2. Fill your pot with water and bring to the boil using medium to high heat
  3. Add in your chopped potatoes and boil until soft and tender ( you should be able to stick a fork into your potatoes and they should break apart.)
  4. When your potatoes are done boiling, drain your water and start mashing the potatoes
  5. Add in your milk and butter and mix ( you can hand mix your potatoes or you can use a mixer, it just depends on your preferences.) I used my mixer for this part since I wanted to make my potatoes smooth.
  6. Add in your seasonings which is your salt, pepper, and garlic powder or fresh garlic
  7. Taste your potatoes and see what your missing ( This part is basically your preferences)
  8. Enjoy!
*** Since, we want that garlic flavor to stand out, I wouldn't use too much pepper or salt; just enough to season it***

Please feel free to comment, ask questions, or share your recipes with me!!! I enjoy reading them!!! -Tessa


  1. Ohhhh these potatoes look wonderful! I will have to give your recipe a try soon, I know my fam will love them! Thank you for sharing!

    1. Hi Ashleigh! Thank you for giving my blog post a read!!! I hope you enjoyed it!!! ☺

  2. Garlic Mashed Potatoes are the best! The ultimate comfort food, kicked up a notch. I usually just improvise, but I'm definitely going to give this recipe a try.

    1. Hi! Thank you for commenting on my blog!!! They are definitely comfort food, and they are super easy and delicious!!! I hope you like them!!! I love to pair them with steak!!! Thanks again! -Tessa

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    1. Hi! Thank you for commenting on my blogpost!!! Yes, these mashed potatoes are so creamy and delicious!!! They are a perfect pair with steak!!! - Tessa


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