Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes | Holiday Side

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes | Holiday Side

Creating the perfect holiday side dish is an art, and our Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are just that—creamy, flavorful, and simply delightful. This recipe has been cherished in our family for generations, making it a true holiday tradition. The creamy texture blended with the rich garlic flavors makes it a crowd-pleaser every time.


  • 5 pounds Russet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Place the peeled and chopped potatoes in a large pot of salted water. Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are fork-tender.
  2. In a separate saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant.
  3. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot. Add the melted garlic butter and heavy cream. Mash the potatoes until creamy and smooth.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are the ultimate holiday side dish, with a velvety texture and a burst of garlic flavor in every bite. Perfectly complementing any festive spread, these mashed potatoes will have your guests coming back for seconds and thirds.

Nutritional information (per serving):

  • Calories: 320
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 46mg
  • Sodium: 62mg
  • Potassium: 1011mg
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 525IU
  • Vitamin C: 14mg
  • Calcium: 45mg
  • Iron: 2mg

Conclude your holiday feast with these lusciously creamy garlic mashed potatoes. It’s a dish that embodies the warmth and togetherness of the holiday season, bringing joy to the table and creating memories to last a lifetime. Serve them alongside your favorite main course, and let the comforting flavors embrace the festivities.

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