Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes


"Everyone loves the flavor of garlic in smooth mashed potatoes. This version gets extra richness from cream cheese mashed right in."


30 m servings
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  1. Cook potatoes and garlic in boiling water in large covered saucepan 20 min. or until potatoes are tender; drain.
  2. Mash potatoes until smooth.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients until well blended.
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  • Omit garlic. Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Spinach & Artichoke Cream Cheese Spread.
  • Go ahead and make a double batch! Leftover mashed potatoes freeze beautifully in Ziploc® Brand Freezer Bags with the Smart Zip™ Seal.
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  1. 12 Ratings


This had a weird consistency for mashed potatoes and no garlic flavor - and I doubled the amount of garlic that the recipe called for!

This recipe brings life to boring old mashed potatoes

I used organic red potatoes and only half the amount of cream cheese called for in this recipe. I also used a reduced fat cream cheese. I did not add the extra salt but I did add fresh ground pe...

These were so good with just a little variation from regular homemade mashed potatoes. I used 2 very large potatoes peeled and cubed. I melted the butter with the garlic in the microwave. I a...

Dropped the butter, cut the cream cheese in half, added less then 1/4 cup warmed milk and used garlic paste rather then chopping garlic cloves. Much better! Oh and salt and pepper!

Almost a meal by itself! I make these for our church luncheons and they are amazing.

Delicious potatoes! I couldn't resist I added in just a little milk. I used these in my mashed potato bowls!

These are alright. I thought the cream cheese:potato ratio made it too dry, however, I may have had too many potatoes, too. It was good, but not good enough to keep around. Thanks anyway.