Garlic mashed potatoes is a perfect side dish to fried chicken, grilled pork, or steak. Potatoes are seasoned with salt, black pepper and extra virgin oil. Roasted garlic is added to the mixture and mashed together with the potatoes for an added flavor. This recipe doesn’t have milk or butter and is 100% vegan.
• 1 garlic bulb
• some olive oil to taste
• salt and pepper to taste
• 2 lbs Yukon potatoes (washed and quartered)
• some water
• 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
• 1 tsp Kosher salt
• black pepper to taste
• chopped fresh chives (optional for garnishing)
Remove the outer layer of the garlic skin.
Slice half an inch of the garlic top.
Place the bulb on a foil.
Drizzle with some olive oil.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Wrap up the foil and seal.
Place it on a baking tray.
Place inside the oven at a temperature of 400 F.
Let it bake for 30-40 minutes.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Remove the cloves out of the garlic casing.
Put washed and quartered Yukon potatoes in a pot.
Fill the pot with water.
Set it over high heat.
Let it boil for 5-10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Once done, drain the water.
Put the potatoes back in the pot.
Add the roasted garlic cloves.
Pour 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil.
Season with 1 tsp of Kosher salt and black pepper to taste.
Mash the mixture using a potato masher.
Once mashed, transfer to a serving plate.
You can garnish it with chopped chives, a drizzle of olive oil, and a pinch of sea salt.
Serve and enjoy!
Tips and ideas:
You can prepare roasted garlic ahead of time.
You can roast as many garlic bulbs as you like and use it for other recipes.
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYcCeeGNgaw