Review Recipe


Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Mashed potatoes are literally the perfect comfort food! Whether you’re eating them in a casserole, as a potato cake or as my favorite mashed potato bombs snack I just can’t get enough of them!
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  • 4 lbs red skinned potatoes
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup of sour cream or greek yogurt I use greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cup Ranch Dressing store bought or homemade, I love homemade!
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • milk or cream as needed

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  1. Wash potatoes, peel off about 2/3 of the skin, (leaving some on the potatoes) and chop into large chunks. Slice the cloves of garlic into 3 pieces each. Boil the potatoes and garlic in a large pot of water until potatoes are tender (about 15 minutes).
  2. Drain potatoes & garlic and mash slightly with a potato masher. Add in remaining ingredients and mash to desired consistency. Add additional milk if required.
  3. If the sour cream cools the potatoes down too much, place them back into the saucepan they were cooked in and heat.
  4. These can be put into a casserole dish and kept warm until ready to serve.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 363, Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 36mg, Sodium: 332mg, Potassium: 1090mg, Carbohydrates: 38g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 5g, Vitamin A: 380%, Vitamin C: 20.9%, Calcium: 65%, Iron: 1.9%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword garlic ranch mashed potatoes