John’s Smashed Taters (Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe)

This recipe is my own recipe for country style mashed potatoes. It goes great with BBQ and also with chicken fried steak.

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  • 5 large russet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup green onion, whole,diced small
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced small
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, finely ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, finely ground


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cook the potatoes by first rubbing lightly with oil and then baking them in the oven for 1 hour or until they are tender when peirced.
  3. Let them Cool.
  4. Cut potatoes into quarters and mash (With skin on) now remove about half of the skin from the bowl.
  5. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat, add garlic, corn and onion.
  6. Saute for 5 minutes or until onion is clear and soft.
  7. Add the potatoes and remaining ingredients to the pan and cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring often until hot.

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