Garlic Buttery Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Buttery Smashed Potatoes

Garlic butter mashed potatoes with the skin on are a deliciously easy twist on classic mashed potatoes!

10 min. prep time
6 servings
353 Ratings


2 pounds medium red potatoes, cut into quarters
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk, warmed
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 teaspoon salt


Place potatoes and salt in large saucepan; cover potatoes with water. Cook over high heat 10-12 minutes or until water comes to a boil.  Reduce heat to medium-high; cook 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain potatoes; return to pan.

Mash potatoes until about two-thirds are mashed and one-third remain lumpy. Gradually stir in all remaining ingredients. Serve immediately.


Bacon Cheddar Smashed Potatoes:  Omit parsley, butter seasoning and garlic.  Cook potatoes as directed above.  Mash potatoes until about two-thirds are mashed and one-third remain lumpy.  Gradually stir in 1/2 cup warm milk, 1/4 cup sliced green onions, 1/4 cup sour cream, 8 slices (1/2 cup) cooked, chopped bacon and 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese.  Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 170

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 850mg

Carbohydrates: 26g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #14365©2008Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

These have become a regular for our family get-togethers...everyone loves them!
These are the best Smashed Potatoes.
I have kids 14 and under they do not like mashed potatoes, but they sure liked these. I have made them at least 3 times. thanks Bonnie

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