Friday, July 13, 2012

Five Star Mashed Potatoes!

Every good roasted chicken recipe needs a great side dish to really send it home.  Enter the mashed potatoes,  This recipe is super easy and delicious and can be prepped along side the chicken  in the oven for a satisfying and impressive meal for two or ten!
Roasted Garlic and Jalapeno Mashed Potatoes w/ Swiss Cheese
2 1/2 lb. potatoes, preferably baking
1 bulb roasted garlic and 2-3 roasted jalapenos
1/2 c. milk
2 tbsp. butter
5 slices Swiss cheese
olive oil for drizzling
Bake potatoes drizzled with olive oil and SPST  in oven or microwave until tender.  Let cool enough to handle.
Preheat oven to 450*F.
Add to large bowl and add roasted garlic bulb and chopped jalapenos.
Add milk, butter, and SPST.
Mash potatoes until smooth, leaving a few small chunks for texture.
Place potatoes in baking dish and spread evenly.  Top with slices of Swiss cheese and broil until cheese is bubbly and golden, about 10 minutes. Drizzle with olive and SPST. Serves 8-10.

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