Thanksgiving Recipes: Garlic Mashed Potatoes
(About 6 servings, about 110 calories per serving)
Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
1 head garlic, top sliced off
4 lb. Red Bliss potatoes, peeled and chopped
1 1/2 sticks butter, melted
1 c. heavy cream, warmed
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp. Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
Preheat oven to 400°
Drizzle olive oil over top of garlic and warp in foil. Bake until golden and soft, 43 and 45 minutes, then then set aside.
Add potatoes to a large pot and cover with water and season with salt, cover the pot and let it boil. After 30 minutes, check if the potatoes are soft then drain in a container.
In a large bowl, smash the potatoes, then add butter, cream and garlic. Add balsamic, season with salt and garnish with parsley.