Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes
- Srv: 8
- By: Washington Potato Company
- 2 lbs. Washington Russet potatoes
- 1 head garlic cloves
- ¾ cup 2% milk
- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 teaspoons very finely chopped fresh rosemary
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon white pepper
Preheat oven to 400°.
Scrub potatoes with a vegetable brush under cold running water.Peel.Cut into one–inch cubes. Place in a large saucepan and add cold water to cover. Over high heat, bring to boiling. Reduce heat to medium. Cover and simmer until potatoes are very tender, about 18 to 20minutes.Drain.
While potatoes are cooking, cut the top third off the garlic head. Wrap garlic head in foil and bake until very tender, 45 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool 10 minutes. Squeeze garlic from skins into a small bowl and mash with a fork. Set aside.
Return potatoes to saucepan and mash with a potato masher until smooth. Whisk together the reserved garlic, milk, oil, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Stir into potatoes until blended.