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Easy Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Coconut Oil

Easy Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Coconut Oil

Prep: 5 min
Cook: 20 min
Total: 25 min
Servings: 8

This recipe is the easiest way to make mashed potatoes! Garlic, herbs, and coconut oil come together with red-skinned potatoes to create a smooth, delicious side dish.

Author The Veggie Rabbit
by The Veggie Rabbit
Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients & Directions

Recipe Ingredients


Yield: 1 Bowl Mashed Potatoes (8 Servings)
Needed Kitchenware: Mixing bowl, steamer, potato masher
  • 8-10 red-skinned potatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp coconot oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • fresh chives to serve
Recipe Directions


  • Peel some potatoes, leave some peel on. Place them into your steamer to cook for about 20-25 minutes. Test for doneness with a fork, if it goes through with ease then the potatoes are done.
  • Mince the garlic cloves and/or press them with your knife, a garlic crusher, or a mortar and pestle.
  • Prepare your chives or green onion to serve by dicing them.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine your garlic, coconut oil, salt, and black pepper. Once the potatoes are done, add these to the bowl and mash until desired consistency is achieved. Top with your chives and serve!
Recipe nutrition

Nutritional Information

Yield: 1 Bowl Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 8
Information per serving:
Energy: 166.9 kcal
Carbohydrate: 34.5 g
Protein: 4.1 g
Fiber: 3.7 g
Sugar: 2.8 g
Fat: 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1 g
Polyunsatured Fat: 0.2 g
Omega-3: 0 g
Omega-6: 0.1 g
Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Choline: 35.3 mg 8% DV
Folate: 38.7 µg 10% DV
A: 26.7 IU 1% DV
B1: 0.2 mg 16% DV
B2: 0.1 mg 6% DV
B3: 2.5 mg 18% DV
B5: 0.6 mg 12% DV
B6: 0.4 mg 29% DV
B12: 0 mg 0% DV
C: 18.9 mg 25% DV
D: 0 IU 0% DV
E: 0 mg 0% DV
K: 7 µg 8% DV
Calcium: 25 mg 2% DV
Copper: 0.3 mg 32% DV
Iron: 1.6 mg 9% DV
Magnesium: 47.6 mg 15% DV
Manganese: 0.3 mg 19% DV
Phosphorus: 132.6 mg 19% DV
Potassium: 977.8 mg 21% DV
Selenium: 1.3 µg 2% DV
Sodium: 180.1 mg 12% DV
Zinc: 0.7 mg 9% DV

Please note nutritional information varies dependent on agricultural conditions, consistency in manufacturing processes, and honesty in reporting. We cannot accurately report on the amount of harmful chemicals or beneficial plant constituents that might be present in these ingredients. We cannot report on the content of material added during the cooking process. We cannot guarantee if the vitamins present are natural or synthetic. We make no guarantees to the accuracy of this information and continue to suggest purchasing organic, high-quality, fresh ingredients from local, trusted sources. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet and values come regulated from the FDA. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your needs.

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