Weekly recipe: Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

  •  1kg yellow fleshed potatoes, like Yukon Gold or German Butterball, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 8 garlic cloves, peeled
  • Salt
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

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Recipe Preparation

Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add potatoes, garlic and 2 teaspoons salt and cook at a brisk simmer until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.

Drain potatoes and garlic, reserving 1 cup of cooking liquid. Mash potatoes and garlic. Beat in olive oil and then thin to desired consistency with reserved cooking liquid. Check seasoning and serve.