Garlic and Basil Mashed Potatoes

Recipe Summary

Recipe Servings: 6 portions

Recipe Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Recipe Cook Time: 25 minutes


2 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and halved or quartered
5 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
10 large basil leaves, finely chopped
3/4 cup Lucini® Premium Select Extra Virgin Olive Oil®
1/2 cup milk
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


In a large pot bring water to a boil. To boiling water add potatoes & garlic cloves. Cook for about 25 minutes until potatoes are done.

Drain potatoes and garlic and put through potato ricer or food mill. Return potatoes to pot over low heat. Slowly add extra virgin olive oil & stir using a wooden spoon.

Add milk and beat until fluffy. Stir in chopped basil leaves. Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Serve immediately.


Lucini's work with small regional farmers, celebrated chefs, health and wellness experts continues to provide us with an unmatched selection of ingredients and gourmet recipes to share.