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Garlic and Basil Mashed Potatoes


Recipe Summary

Recipe Servings: 6 portions Recipe Preparation Time: 10 minutes Recipe Cook Time: 25 minutes


2 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and halved or quartered 5 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 10 large basil leaves, finely chopped 3/4 cup Lucini® Premium Select Extra Virgin Olive Oil® 1/2 cup milk Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


In a large pot bring water to a boil. To boiling water add potatoes & garlic cloves. Cook for about 25 minutes until potatoes are done. Drain potatoes and garlic and put through potato ricer or food mill. Return potatoes to pot over low heat. Slowly add extra virgin olive oil & stir using a wooden spoon. Add milk and beat until fluffy. Stir in chopped basil leaves. Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Serve immediately. A fresh tasting Italian interpretation of an international staple.

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