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Main Street Mercantile Coffee Georgetown CA

Mashed Potatoes with Garlic Olive Oil and Manchego Cheese:

There are nothing like mashed potatoes made from scratch with a garlic-y kick.

Whip these up for the next family dinner for a stick to your ribs side that is sure to please. (Substitute Monterey Jack, Parmesan, Romano, or a very sharp, white, English cheddar.)

2 Tbsp Garlic Olive Oil from Main Street Mercantile

3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2 inch chunks

Sea Salt

1 1/2 cups heavy cream or whole milk

1/4 cup Manchego Cheese, cut into 1/4 inch dice


1. Bring potatoes to a boil in a large pot of water. Salt the water and boil over moderately high heat until tender, about 20 minutes.

2. Drain and return to the pot.

3. Shake the pot over moderately high heat for 1 minute to dry the potatoes.
4, Mash the potatoes with a masher, then mash in half the cream/milk.
5. Add the remaining cream/milk and mash again.
6. Stir in the cheese to melt, then slowly stir in 1 Tbsp of the garlic olive oil.
7. Season with the pink sea salt and transfer to a serving bowl.
8. Drizzle with the remaining 1 Tbsp of garlic olive oil and serve.