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Garlicky Mashed Potatoes

Say hello to these Garlicky Mashed Potatoes, a creamy and flavorful side dish that'll have everyone reaching for seconds. With a hint of garlic and a velvety texture, this dish is perfect for any occasion.

Tasty Team
88% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Garlicky Mashed Potatoes

Under 30 minutes


for 2 servings

  • 1 lb yukon gold potato (455 g), diced
  • 1 cup water (240 mL)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • ½ cup heavy cream (120 mL)
  • 3 large cloves garlic, smashed
  • ½ stick unsalted butter, cubed
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 376
  • Fat 22g
  • Carbs 46g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 5g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Add the potatoes, water, and salt to an Instant Pot. Put on the lid and seal the pressure valve. Cook for 6 minutes on high pressure.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the heavy cream, garlic, and butter in a small saucepan over low heat and cook until the butter melts and the cream is warmed through, 3–4 minutes. Remove the garlic cloves.
  3. Use the quick release method to release the pressure from the Instant Pot.
  4. Drain the potatoes, then mash with a potato masher or fork.
  5. Gradually add the cream mixture to the potatoes, stirring until fully incorporated. Season with salt to taste.
  6. Serve warm.
  7. Enjoy!
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Garlicky Mashed Potatoes