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Chive and Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

October 12th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 6-8largeyukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  2. 1tablespoonsalt
  3. 4bay leaves
  4. 1cupheavy cream
  5. 1/4cupbutter
  6. 4clovesgarlic, lightly crushed
  7. 3sprigsfresh thyme
  8. kosher salt, to taste
  9. fresh ground pepper, to taste
  10. 2tablespoons of choppedchives

DIRECTIONS

  1. Put the quartered potatoes into a large pot and cover them with cold water.
  2. Add the salt and 2 of the bay leaves.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer until the potatoes are fork tender; about 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Drain well and remove the bay leaves.
  5. Meanwhile, in a small pot, heat the cream, butter, garlic, thyme and remaining 2 bay leaves.
  6. While the potatoes are still warm, press them through a potato ricer or food mill into a mixing bowl.
  7. Add the warm cream a bit at a time, straining out the solids, until the potatoes are fluffy.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and gently stir in the chives.
  9. Serve immediately, and enjoy!

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