Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 30 min
Serves 6


  • 3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled, cut into large chunks
  • Water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 ½ cups PET Dairy whole milk or half & half
  • 4 large garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large leek, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

How to

  1. Place potatoes in 4-quart saucepan. Cover with water; add 2 teaspoons salt. Cook over high heat until water comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook potatoes 20 minutes or until fork tender. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan combine milk and garlic cloves. Cook over high heat until milk just comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 15 minutes or until garlic is soft.
  3. In 10-inch skillet melt butter over medium heat; add leeks. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 8 minutes or until tender.
  4. In large bowl combine potatoes, garlic-milk mixture, leeks, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper. Mash with potato masher or beat with hand mixer until well blended and smooth.