Garlic & Cheese Mashed Potatoes with Fennel

Side Dishes
  • GarlicCheese-MashPotatoe-Jan20132 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/3 cup cream, warmed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh fennel for garnish

Peel and chop potatoes into small chunks. Place potatoes and garlic in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15-20 minutes until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork. Drain potatoes (keep the garlic) and place back on the stove over low heat. In a separate bowl, mix together the warm cream and melted butter. Add to potatoes and mash until smooth. Stir in Parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with fennel and serve. Serves 6.