Garlic Mashed Potatoes Secret Recipe

Garlic Mashed Potatoes Secret Recipe


"This is my secret recipe for Garlic Mashed potatoes, reverse engineered from a certain Italian restaurant. This recipe for 100 servings, I usually cut it down to 10 servings (1 5lb bag of potatoes). I guarantee that these are the best potatoes you've ever tasted."
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1 h servings 498 cals
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Original recipe yields 100 servings


  • Calories:
  • 498 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 33.4 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.2g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 940 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 45 minutes; drain. Stir in butter, cheese, garlic, salt and oregano. Mash with a potato masher or with an electric mixer.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


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This was unbelievably delicious with roasted garlic. To roast garlic: slice the top portion off a head of garlic and remove excess papery skin. Drizzle olive oil on top and season with salt. Wra...

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My daughter made these potatoes to see if they were as good as my garlic mashed potatoes--we both agreed it was a big dud. It would be infinitely better if you put the whole garlic cloves in th...

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This was unbelievably delicious with roasted garlic. To roast garlic: slice the top portion off a head of garlic and remove excess papery skin. Drizzle olive oil on top and season with salt. Wra...

I'm the author of this recipe, and I just wanted a add a couple of notes. Do NOT use margarine with the recipe, they will come out dry. Make sure you drain the potatoes very well, drop the but...

One more review hardly seems worth it - so many have already praised this dish. But I'm adding my 2 cents anyhow: Very good - VERY garlicky. I, too, scaled it down for 10 people. Red potatoes...

Yes, I completely changed the recipe, but I wanted to review it anyway to express my appreciation for the concept. I made one serving and just eyeballed the amounts of ingredients to my prefere...

Absolutely unbelievable! So easy to make and turned out perfect. Instead of chopped garlic, I simply roasted a bulb of garlic in the oven, mashed it and added it right in. That way the garlic w...

I have a similiar recipe, however I boil the garlic with the potatoes and just mash them together, which leaves lots of garlic taste without biting into raw garlic.

A unique and exciting flavor. The preparation was easy and didn't take long at all. I made it for my friends and they were all trying to figure out what the extra kick was, it was the Oregano. I...

WOW! These are some great potatoes!! I really don't like the taste of raw garlic, so I used the equivalent amount of roasted garlic, and also substitued Italian seasoning for the oregano. These...

I added 8oz of cream cheese and 1 cup of sour cream. I used fresh romano cheese but it was definitely overpowering. I recommend using half the amount of romano cheese if you are grating your o...

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