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Roasted Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

Make an elevated version of a classic comfort food with this recipe for Roasted Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes. You'll love the depth of flavor that adding roasted garlic brings to the dish. It's the perfect side dish for when you want to impress company.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Roasted Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 224 kcal


  • 1 Head Garlic
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Pounds Red Potatoes
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Milk


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Slice the top off of the head of garlic, exposing all of the cloves. Drizzle with olive oil, then wrap tightly with aluminum foil. Roast for 30-40 minutes or until browned.

  2. Peel and slice potatoes, removing any brown spots while doing so.

  3. Place potatoes in a large pot and fill up with enough water to just cover the potatoes. Season water with salt. Bring water to a boil. Once water is boiling, reduce to a simmer and cover. Cook for 15 minutes.

  4. Drain potatoes and return them to empty pot. Add butter, milk, salt and pepper then begin to mash. Fold in roasted garlic. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 92mg4%
Potassium 747mg21%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 237IU5%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.