Garlic Mash Potato Bake

Garlic Mash Potato Bake

2 min read
Give your family more than just mash with this tasty bake. Comfort food has never tasted so good!

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 35 Minutes

Serves: 4


  • 1kg potatoes, quartered
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 140ml single cream
  • 25g dried white bread crumbs
  • 25g gruyère grated
  • 2 thyme sprigs, leaves stripped


  1. Cook the potatoes in a large pan of water for 15 mins or until soft. Drain well. Place the pan back on the heat. Melt a little butter and cook the garlic for 1 min to soften, then stir in the cream or milk and heat through. Return the potatoes to the pan and mash until smooth.

  2. Heat oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas 4. Spoon the mixture into a 20 x 30cm baking dish. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs, cheese, and thyme over the top. Can be made up to this point the day before and stored in the fridge or frozen for up to 1 month. Cook for 15 mins until the crumbs are crisp and the cheese has melted. To cook from frozen, simply cook for 1 hr 10 mins.

Credit: BBC Good Food

Garlic Mash Potato Bake