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  • 3 pounds - russet or Yukon gold potatoes, peeled, cubed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/4 cups - olive oil
  • 2 cloves - garlic, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces - blue cheese, crumbled
  • - crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • Directions:

    In a Dutch oven or large stockpot combine potatoes, water to cover, and about half of the salt. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender, reserving 1/2 cup of cooking water. Drain potatoes and return to pot.
    In a skillet, heat olive oil with garlic and cook for 1 minute until garlic starts to brown. Mash into potatoes along with cooking water, crumbled blue cheese, the rest of the salt, and crushed red pepper to taste.

    Brief Description

    Mashed potatoes with some added garlic and blue cheese to bring some variety to a staple favorite.

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    Category:  Vegetables

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 15 min


    Better Homes and Gardens

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    November 3, 2012

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