Easy, buttery, and creamy red skin mashed potatoes with garlic is a quick and rustic side dish. In this recipe, we leave the skin on for more flavor, texture, and nutrition. Just 5 simple ingredients and ready in 20 minutes!
Cook potatoes: Place cut potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Add large pinch of salt and bring to a boil over high heat. Adjust heat to medium-high and cook potatoes until fork tender, about 10-12 minutes.
Drain and mash potatoes: After potatoes have finished cooking, drain completely and return potatoes to the pot. Pour in garlic butter and half & half, & mash potatoes until well combined and mashed to your desired consistency.