Take your mashed potato recipe up a notch by adding parsley and garlic butter. With the help of fresh parsley, these mashed potatoes are sure to be the star of any table.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

45 mins
4 cups


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a covered large saucepan cook potatoes in lightly salted boiling water about 20 minutes or until tender; drain and return to saucepan. Add half-and-half and 2 Tbsp. of the butter; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Mash with a potato masher. Season with salt and pepper; cover to keep warm.

  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook the leeks and garlic in the remaining 4 Tbsp. butter over medium heat 5 minutes or until tender. Add parsley and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until wilted. Serve over potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; fat 14g; cholesterol 38mg; saturated fat 9g; carbohydrates 30g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; trans fatty acid 1g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 2g; protein 4g; vitamin a 1404.1IU; vitamin c 43.4mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1.8mg; vitamin b6 0.5mg; folate 45.4mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 314mg; potassium 741mg; calcium 64mg; iron 2mg.