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Creamy Garlic and Chives Mashed Potatoes

Now, who doesn’t love mashed potatoes? The smooth, creamy texture and they go with anything.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine World Wide
Servings 6 People
Calories 413 kcal


  • 1.5 kg Potatoes for mashing
  • 1 cup Thickened Cream or heavy whipping cream
  • 60 g Unsalted Butter
  • 5 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 tsp Sea Salt or Kosher Salt
  • ½ tsp Cracked Black Pepper
  • ¼ cup Chives


  • Peel and cut potatoes. Cut the ends of each garlic clove, then crush with the side of a knife and remove the peel.
  • Add the potatoes and crushed garlic cloves to a pot and cover with water, about 10 cm above the potatoes. Add 1 teaspoon of sea salt, then place on the stove over a high heat and bring to the boil.
  • Once boiling, turn down to medium heat then cook until the potatoes are fork-tender.
  • Once cook, drain the potatoes and garlic. Add the butter to the pot, then place the potatoes and garlic back in and mash with a masher.
  • Add half the cream, then mix with a hand mixer on low or whisk until cream is incorporated.
  • Place the pot over low heat, add cracked black pepper and rest of the cream and mix with the hand mixer on high or a whisk until smooth.
  • Add the chives and mix through with a spoon. Then add 1 teaspoon of sea salt or to taste and continue stirring until the mashed potatoes are warmed through.


Serving: 1ServingCalories: 413kcal (21%)Carbohydrates: 46g (15%)Protein: 6g (12%)Fat: 24g (37%)Saturated Fat: 15g (94%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 79mg (26%)Sodium: 819mg (36%)Potassium: 1104mg (32%)Fiber: 6g (25%)Sugar: 2g (2%)Vitamin A: 949IU (19%)Vitamin C: 51mg (62%)Calcium: 67mg (7%)Iron: 2mg (11%)
Keyword Chives, Creamy Mashed Potato, Garlic, mashed potato, Potato
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