Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Greek Yogurt & Scallions
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Yukon Gold potatoes give mashed spuds a golden flavor and creamy texture. Greek yogurt (instead of the usual sour cream) give them the perfect tang to please the whole gang. 
Course: Side
Servings: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 4 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  • 6 cloves largegarlic peeled
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons salt divided
  • 1 1/4 cups 2% milk warmed
  • 3/4 cup 2% Greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions
Instructions
  1. Put potatoes, garlic, 1 teaspoon of the salt and enough water to cover them in a large pot. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain and return to pot. Add milk, yogurt, butter, remaining 1 ¼ teaspoons salt and the pepper. Mash with a potato masher until smooth. Stir in scallions and spoon into a serving bowl.

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