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Microwave Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Whip up these creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes for a side dish that'll have everyone reaching for seconds! With a hint of garlic and a velvety texture, this dish is the perfect companion to any main course.

Tasty Team
91% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Microwave Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Under 30 minutes


for 3 servings

  • 4 red potatoes, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup milk (120 mL)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • pepper, to taste
  • fresh chive, chopped, for garnish

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 212
  • Fat 4g
  • Carbs 38g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 4g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a medium bowl, add the potatoes and garlic and stir until evenly combined.
  2. Microwave for 13 minutes. Remove from the bowl from the microwave.
  3. In a liquid measuring cup or small bowl, combine the milk, salt, and butter and stir to combine.
  4. Pour the milk mixture over the potatoes.
  5. Microwave for 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from the microwave and mash the potatoes with a fork.
  7. Add the pepper and stir to incorporate.
  8. Garnish with chives.
  9. Enjoy!
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Microwave Garlic Mashed Potatoes