Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes with Black Pepper Garlic

by Alex Cogen
Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes with Black Pepper Garlic - Texas Hill Country Olive Co.

Thanksgiving feasts call for cherished classics, and mashed potatoes hold a special spot.

Elevate this beloved side dish with our Black Pepper Garlic Infused Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes. This recipe adds a rich twist to the creamy goodness, infusing it with the bold flavors of garlic and the gentle warmth of black pepper-infused olive oil.

Choosing olive oil over butter brings a unique depth of flavor and a healthier touch to this comfort food favorite. It's a delicious and nutritious choice that marries beautifully with the creamy texture of mashed potatoes.

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Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes with Black Pepper Garlic Infused Olive Oil 



  1. Peel and evenly dice the potatoes.
  2. Place the potato chunks in a large pot, cover with water, and add a generous pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then simmer until tender (around 15-20 minutes).
  3. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot. Mash until mostly smooth but still slightly chunky.
  4. Gradually incorporate the Black Pepper Garlic Infused Olive Oil, starting with about half. Mix thoroughly. Taste and add more if desired, being mindful not to overdo it.
  5. Slowly pour in the milk while continuing to mash and mix, achieving your preferred creaminess.
  6. Season with salt to taste. Optionally, sprinkle with chopped chives for extra flavor and color.
  7. Serve the mashed potatoes while hot. Top with gravy of choice, or leave bare. They complement a wide range of dishes.

Time to Enjoy!

In the end, these Black Pepper Garlic Infused Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes are a testament to the beauty of simplicity in cooking. Elevating a classic with just a few carefully chosen ingredients can result in a dish that stands out on any Thanksgiving table.

The marriage of creamy potatoes with the robust flavors of garlic and the gentle kick of black pepper-infused olive oil is a match made in culinary heaven. Moreover, opting for olive oil not only enhances the flavor but also brings a healthier aspect to this beloved comfort food.

So, let these mashed potatoes be the star of your Thanksgiving feast and a testament to the magic that can happen in a kitchen. Here's to good food, good company, and unforgettable memories!

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