Golden Mashed Potatoes with Green Onions

Golden Mashed Potatoes with Green Onions

Yukon gold potatoes are buttery enough, but when you mash them with more butter and lots of milk, they are a creamy sweet heaven! The green onions add flavor and color to this perfect side dish. Great by themselves or topped with your favorite gravy.
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  • Serves: 5 persons



  1. Step 1

    Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain.
  2. Step 2

    Return potatoes to the pot and let sit, uncovered, for about 5 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add garlic and saute just until it becomes fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Add garlic to the potatoes along with milk and butter. Mash with a potato masher until very creamy. Season with salt and pepper, then stir in green onions.