Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes


Roasted garlic mashed potatoes are simple to make with russet potatoes, roasted garlic, butter, and milk.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 medium head garlic, top of bulbs trimmed off so tops of cloves are exposed

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and quartered

  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened

  • ½ cup milk

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Drizzle oil over garlic head, then wrap in aluminum foil.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour.

  4. When the garlic has baked for about 35 minutes, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and let cool for a few minutes.

  5. Chop potatoes and place into a mixing bowl. Add milk, butter, salt, and pepper.

  6. Remove garlic from the oven. Cut garlic head in half and squeeze softened cloves into the mixing bowl. Mix with an electric mixer until ingredients are well combined and desired consistency is achieved.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

172 Calories
8g Fat
24g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 172
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 295mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 388mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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