Olive, Garlic and Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Olive, Garlic and Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

A favorite dish with kids and elders 🙂

Total Time: 0:40

Prep: 0:15

Level: Easy

Serves: 5


4 medium baking potatoes
3 medium cloves garlic
2 tbsp. olive oil
⅓ c. Grated Parmesan cheese
¼ c. Kalamata olives
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. freshly ground pepper
Garnish: drizzle of olive oil and chopped parsley


  1. Cook potatoes and garlic in gently boiling water to cover 20 to 25 minutes until tender. Ladle off and reserve 2⁄3 cup cooking water. Drain potatoes; return to pot.
  2. Mash hot potatoes and garlic with potato masher or beat with handheld mixer on medium-high speed, adding olive oil and reserved cooking water. Stir in cheese, olives, salt and pepper.
  3. Spoon into serving bowl. Drizzle with a little olive oil and sprinkle with parsley.


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