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Natalie's Amazing Irish Mashed Potatoes

Rated as 4.92 out of 5 Stars

"These are pretty easy and don't take many ingredients! They taste really good too!"
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45 m servings 366
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain.
  2. Mash potatoes with a potato masher or an electric mixer on Low in a bowl until smooth.
  3. Heat butter and half-and-half in a small saucepan over medium heat until butter is melted and half-and-half is warmed, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Mash or beat butter mixture, salt, black pepper, and garlic powder into mashed potatoes until potatoes are light and fluffy. Stir additional half-and-half, 1 tablespoon at a time, into potatoes for creamier consistency.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 366 calories; 17.9 47.3 6.1 48 521 Full nutrition

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I used fat free half-n-half and I increased the garlic powder to a full teaspoon. These mashed potatoes were fluffy and delicious--they remind me of the potatoes Grandma used to make.

Yum! so easy!

Used this recipe for Christmas dinner... absolutely awesome. Light and fluffy, and really good when reheated too. You may want to add more salt/pepper/other spices if you like more flavor, but t...

Love this recipe! My guests for St. Patrick's Day loved this as well! I only made one change to the original recipe- I substituted minced garlic for the garlic powder. This potatoes were easy...

so yummy ..I like to use an electric mixer on creamed potatoes light and fluffy. Thank You for the recipes ..also.heavy cream made them so flavorful!

Awesome recipe! I doubled both the garlic and pepper and used it to top a very lightly seasoned shepherds pie :) it was a big hit with the family and will def be put into our regular rotation

Add parsley for the green and don't be afraid to add more butter or salt if needed depending on the potato you use. They are fantastic when seasoned right.

THESE WERE SPECTACULAR! They were so fluffy! Made it for thanksgiving! We added some extra spices and doubles the recipe! Definitely making again!