Recipes and Cooking Lemon Garlic Mashed Potatoes 4.1 (8) 1 Review These creamy mashed potatoes are so tasty, they might just steal the show from the entree! Salty capers, garlic, lemon, and parsley infuse each bite of potatoes with flavor. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 1, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 16 Yield: 8 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 pound Yukon gold potatoes, scrubbed and cut in chunks 4 cloves garlic, halved 2 tablespoon capers, drained and chopped ⅓ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley 2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel 3 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoon butter ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 lemon half Directions In a large saucepan cook potatoes and garlic in lightly salted boiling water, covered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender. Drain potatoes, reserving 1 cup water. Using a potato masher, mash potatoes to desired consistency. Add 2 Tbsp. of the olive oil, butter, salt, pepper, and enough of the reserved liquid to reach desired consistency. Stir to combine. Transfer to serving dish. Top with capers, parsley, and lemon peel. Drizzle with remaining olive oil. Squeeze over lemon juice before serving. Make Ahead: Prepare as above, except transfer mashed potato mixture to a storage container; cover and chill up to 24 hours. Cover caper mixture and chill up to 24 hours. To serve, transfer potato mixture to a large saucepan; heat through. Transfer to serving dish and top with caper mixture and olive oil. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 98 Calories 4g Fat 15g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 98 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 4mg 1% Sodium 130mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 15g 5% Total Sugars 1g Protein 2g Vitamin C 12.5mg 63% Calcium 14.9mg 1% Iron 0.6mg 3% Potassium 366mg 8% Folate, total 18.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.