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Old-Fashioned Mashed Potatoes

An Olive Oil Recipe

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Prep Information

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes


6 people



  • 4 lbs. russet or Yukon gold potatoes
  • 1/4 cup Butter Olive Oil
  • 1 cup milk or cream
  • 3 cloves garlic (optional), peeled
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Peel and quarter potatoes and place in cold salted water.
  • Add potatoes and garlic, if using, and cook uncovered 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  • Add Butter Olive Oil to potatoes and begin mashing. Pour in milk/cream a little at a time while using the potato masher until potatoes reach the desired consistency.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve while still hot.
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