Garlic Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

A hint of garlic in mashed potatoes changes it from ho-hum to scrumptious. Serve it anytime of the year, from a family dinner to the Thanksgiving feast.

Serves: Makes 6 servings.
15 mins Prep time 10 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
10 mins Cook time
  • Place potatoes in 2-quart saucepan. Cover with water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

  • Drain and return potatoes to saucepan. Add garlic and salt.

  • Mash with potato masher, gradually adding milk, then butter. Stir in cheese and parsley.

Cooking tip

Almost-Instant Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Stir 1 teaspoon McCormick® California Style Crushed Garlic made from Fresh Garlic into 4 cups prepared (instant or refrigerated) mashed potatoes. Add 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 223Calories: 223Cholesterol: 32mg
  • Sodium: 520mgProtein: 5g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 26g

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  • Lisa on 11/29/2013

    Made this yesterday for Thanksgiving and my adopted daughter mashed and stirred in all ingredients. We got rave reviews! She loved them so much we are making them again today to go with our leftovers, since it was the one dish that was empty by the end of dinner!!

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