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Ultimate Mashed Potatoes

Who doesn’t love potatoes? I mean, come on. Fry ‘em, dice ‘em, slice ‘em, or bake ‘em, there’s nothing better than a well-seasoned iteration of a potato. This time, we’re mashing ‘em. And not only are we mashing them, we’re loading ‘em up with all sorts of tantalizing flavors to give you, what we proudly call, the Ultimate Mashed Potato. It’s an experience, trust us.

Tasty Team
January 12, 2021
97% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Ultimate Mashed Potatoes

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 2 lb Yukon Gold potatoes (905 g)
  • ½ cup whole milk (120 mL)
  • ½ cup heavy cream (120 mL)
  • 8 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ½ cup unsalted butter (115 g), cubed, cold
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • finely chopped fresh chive, for serving

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 502
  • Fat 34g
  • Carbs 47g
  • Fiber 29g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Protein 6g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. On a cutting board, peel the potatoes. Place the potatoes in a large bowl of cold water after peeling to avoid discoloration.
  2. Cut the potatoes into 1-inch (2 cm) cubes.
  3. Add the potatoes to a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 12 minutes.
  4. In a small saucepan, bring the milk, heavy cream, and garlic to a simmer over low heat.
  5. Remove the pot from the heat and strain the cream through a fine mesh sieve.
  6. Drain the potatoes in a colander and transfer back to the pot.
  7. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher, potato ricer, or by pushing through a fine mesh sieve with a spatula.
  8. Add the cubed cold butter and salt. Stir to combine.
  9. Gradually add the cream mixture to the potatoes, little by little, until fully incorporated.
  10. Top with freshly ground black pepper and sprinkle with chives and serve.
  11. Enjoy!
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Ultimate Mashed Potatoes