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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes goes great with grilled chicken, fish or veggies. I and love to replace or rice with mashed potatoes if there is an option in the restaurants menu. 
So every time I bake fish I always serve in on a bed of mashed potatoes and with a side of veggies, trying to get a balanced meal here :)
So here is another recipe for mashed potato.
This is my 4th entry for the 4th of july.

  1. Potatoes: 2-3 pounds peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  2. garlic: 4 cloves peeled
  3. water
  4. Salt: 1 teaspoon 
  5. unsalted butter: 3 tablespoons (42 g) 
  6. plain yogur: 1 cup (240 ml) 
  7. Parmesan cheese: 1/4 cup (25 g) grated 
  8. fresh thyme:1 sprig leaves removed
  9. fresh parsley:2 sprigs chopped
  10. sage:3 leaves fresh chopped
  11. paprika: 1/4 teaspoon 

Preheat the oven to 350° F/175° C.
In the 3-quart pot, cover the potatoes and garlic with water, add salt, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook until potatoes are fork tender. Drain.
Stir the butter into the drained potatoes, then add the yogurt and Parmesan cheese. Whip with the hand mixer, then stir in the thyme, parsley, and sage.
Spread in the prepared baking dish, then sprinkle on the paprika. Bake in the preheated oven until heated through, about 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve hot.
I served it with my mini chicken pot pies with a chilled glass of lemonade as 4th of July  lunch and it was a great hit with Tanmaya.

Enjoy this yummy dish and do let me know.
Till then happy blogging


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