Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Purée de Pommes de Terre à L’Ail

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

MASHED POTATOES are always popular, and this version, with its added delicate flavor of garlic, never fails to delight.

A classic French purée of potatoes is first dried by being stirred over heat before it is moistened with milk or cream and enriched with butter. Although delicious, I prefer to save all those calories for dessert. The following recipe uses only the flavorful cooking water to produce a light and healthful purée that can be consumed without guilt. When the flavor of