Holiday Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

November 17, 2018

This recipe is dairy free and vegan.


Yield 4 large or 6 medium servings


2 lbs Yukon Gold potatoes
4 cloves garlic
2 tsp English Flake Salt or other sea salt
¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Flavored Olive Oil,



Boil water and simmer cubed potatoes with the  garlic and salt

briskly for about 15 minutes or until tender.


Drain cooked potatoes and garlic reserving 1 cup of the liquid.

Mash potatoes with a potato masher, ricer or food mill, adding

the olive oil for flavor and thinning with the reserved potato

water. Avoid leaving the mixture on the heat and over working.

This will produce a gluey mixture.

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