How to Make Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes


Whether you want a creamy comforting side dish for a Sunday supper, or you are hoping to up your mashed potatoes game for Thanksgiving this year, these Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes are just what you are looking for! They are made with tangy yogurt, savory roasted garlic, sweet cream butter and fluffy Yukon Gold potatoes!

Recipe Snapshot


1 h 20 min





Preheat oven. Leaving garlic head intact, cut tip off of garlic cloves, exposing the flesh of each clove. Repeat with the second head of garlic.  Place the heads root-side down on a sheet of aluminum foil. Drizzle oil over the exposed flesh.  Wrap up the heads into a bundle and bake until fragrant and the garlic is tender, Open packet to vent and set aside to cool.


When the garlic is cool, squeeze the garlic out of the skins into a bowl and mash with a fork into a smooth paste. Mash in butter, pepper and the remaining salt. Stir in yogurt.


Meanwhile, peel the remaining garlic cloves. Cover potatoes and the two cloves garlic generously with cold water in a saucepan. Place over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook until the potatoes are tender.  Drain and return to the pot. Mash potatoes. Add the yogurt mixture and mash until smooth. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with parsley.


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