The kick of horseradish in these creamy, chunky smashed potatoes makes a delicious addition to almost any holiday meal -- serve with a holiday bird, roast beef, salmon, or pork. Once you try this garlic horseradish mashed potatoes recipe, you won’t go back!
3 tablespoons olive oil
5 large cloves garlic, peeled and trimmed
4 pounds baby yellow or red potatoes
1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
1 tablespoon salt, plus additional to taste, divided
3/4 cup prepared horseradish cream sauce (or 1/4 cup prepared grated horseradish and 1/2 cup sour cream)
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the garlic cloves and cook 3-4 minutes, until they're slightly browned.
Stir in the potatoes, then add water to cover, along with the dried thyme and 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring to a simmer. Cover the pan and continue simmering for about 20 minutes, until the potatoes and garlic are soft.