About this recipe:A bulb of garlic is roasted until soft and mellow, before being added into freshly made mashed potatoes. Butter and additional milk are used to achieve the desired flavour and consistency. A delicious side dish.
1 medium head garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
900g maris piper potatoes, peeled and quartered
4 tablespoons softened butter
salt and pepper to taste
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:1hr › Ready in:1hr10min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
Drizzle garlic with olive oil, then wrap in foil. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and chop. Stir in butter, milk, salt and pepper.
Remove the garlic from the oven and cut in half. Squeeze the softened cloves into the potatoes. Blend potatoes with an electric mixer until desired consistency is achieved.