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Potato Skordalia (Greek Style Mashed Potatoes)

Mashed potatoes with lemon, olive oil and loads of garlic. Great as a side dish or as a dip for pita chips or veggies.

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Potato Skordalia (Greek Style Mashed Potatoes)

Servings: 4
Total Time: 30 minutes
Recipe by: Frankie


2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
6 to 8 medium garlic cloves, minced
3 TBSP freshly squeezed lemon juice
kosher salt
1/2 cup olive oil


1. Add the potatoes to a large pot and cover with cold water, add 1/2 tsp kosher salt and bring to a boil. Cook until potatoes are tender about 15 minutes.

2. Drain potatoes and place in a large bowl, set aside.

3. In a separate bowl mix the minced garlic, lemon juice, 1 tsp kosher salt, and oil together.

4. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher while adding the oil mixture little by little until the potatoes are lump free and have absorbed all the oil.

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