Red Bliss Garlic Mashed Potatoes

  • Yield 4 to 6 servings

The use of unpeeled potatoes gives this dish added color and flavor.


1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons butter
2 pounds unpeeled red bliss potatoes, rinsed and diced
6 -- garlic cloves, roasted and mashed
1 tablespoon wasabi paste
-- Salt and pepper to taste
6 slices extra-thick bacon, crisp cooked and crumbled


  1. Warm the cream and butter in a small saucepan.  Cover the potatoes with cold water in a saucepan.  Cover and bring to a boil.  Uncover and cook until the potatoes are tender.  Drain well and return to the saucepan.  Mash by hand with a potato masher.  Stir in the warm cream mixture gradually.  Stir in the garlic and wasabi paste.  Season with salt and pepper.  Remove to a serving bowl.  Top with the bacon and serve immediately.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Rockwall Women’s League A League of Our Own; From Blue Jeans to Ball Gowns (the Rockwall Women’s League, Rockwall, Tx., 2006).





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