Herbed Mashed Potatoes
Our family all love mashed potatoes, we try different kinds of mashed potatoes, this herbed ones are very nice too.
or baked, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
at room temperature
chopped fresh, such as parsley, chives, or tarragon
To make it:
Place the potatoes in a large saucepan with the garlic and enough lightly salted water to cover. (Can be done to this point up to 4 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
Place over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until fork-tender.
Beat with an electric mixer or mash with a potato masher until smooth.
Add the butter.
Gradually add the milk until the potatoes are fluffy. Blend in the salt and herbs.
To fake it and save 30 minutes:
Heat two 20-oince packages red mashed potatoes according the label directions.
Beat in one 5.2-ounce package Boursin or another garlic herb cheese.