Garlic Onion Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Onion Mashed Potatoes

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Very satisfying, easy and healthy side dish for most any dinner.

Making garlic mashed potatoes with a little onion added in is a simple side dish that really adds to a meal. It goes well with most any meat including steak, fish and chicken. And it can be for a fancy New York Strip steak or just a plain old hamburger. It fits right in where ever it’s served.

Garlic Onion Mashed Potatoes Recipe Ingredients

This recipe uses non-fat yogurt instead of sour cream, milk or butter. Making it a little more on the healthy side. Though it is a simple white carbohydrate.

Wash the potatoes well and leave the skin on. The skin is a good source of fiber and vitamins, plus it adds to the texture of the dish.

Boiling Garlic Onion Mashed Potatoes

When the potatoes are done being boiled, and don’t over boil them. You want them a little firm, but cooked all the way through. Use a knife to cut them up into chunks, but be careful not to mix in up into a paste. Nobody likes eating paste, except maybe that glue you tasted in kindergarten. You want bigger-ish chunks of potato.

Chopping Potatoes

After adding in the yogurt, onion and garlic mix lightly to maintain some of the bigger pieces of potato and serve.

Mixing Garlic Onion Mashed Potatoes

Below is the recipe, instructions and a short video of the process. If you make this recipe let me know how it went. After tasting it, I hope you say “delicious Eric”. Thanks, Delicious Eric.

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Garlic Onion Mashed Potatoes

  • Author: Delicious Eric
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Cooktop
  • Cuisine: Delicious


Simple side dish of garlic, onion mashed potatoes. Made a little more heathy by using plain yogurt.


Garlic Onion Mashed Potatoes

  • 5 medium size potatoes
  • 1/4 diced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 4 ounces plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1 tea spoon salt


  1. Wash potatoes, leaving skin on boil for 10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Dice onion and garlic.
  3. Remove potatoes from water and in a bowl cut into chucks with a knife.
  4. Add in garlic, onion, salt, and yogurt.
  5. Mix lightly. Serve.


Be careful not to mix the final product too much.

Keywords: potato, garlic, yogurt, onion, salt, recipe, mashed potatoes

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