12 News family recipes: Will Pitts' garlic mashed potatoes

Love potatoes? Team 12's Will Pitts has the perfect side dish for you.

If you need to add a dish to your holiday feast, Will Pitts' garlic mashed potatoes would be a great addition.

Here's everything you need to make your own batch. 


Two tablespoons chopped garlic
½ one yellow onion, minced
1 tablespoons olive oil
8 yukon gold potatoes, cut in quarters
Half cup half and half
½ cup melted butter (about ½ stick)


-  Boil the potatoes for 20 minutes or until fork tender.
-  In a small skillet or pan, heat the oil and brown garlic and onion until onion is almost translucent.
-  Place potatoes in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer. Either mash with a potato masher or mix with the mixer on slow, increasing speed as the potatoes mash.
-  Add the butter, onion and garlic, mixing well. Add half and half until potatoes reach desire consistency.

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