Minoo made Mash Potatoes as a side to go along with the Cheesy Fish and Spinach Casserole. Everyone has their own way of flavouring Mash Potatoes and Minoo’s recipe is flavoured with shallots and garlic.
Minoo’s Mash Potatoes is creamy and fragrant and a little garlicky. It is garnished with green onions. You may substitute the garnish with chives instead. This recipe serves 6.
- 6 medium potatoes
- 4 medium shallots, finely chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- green onion or chives, chopped for garnishing
- 3 tablespoons sour cream
- 2 tablespoons butter or oil
- pinch of nutmeg
- 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
- salt and pepper to taste
|Wash, peel and cube the potatoes.|
|Finely chopped the shallots, garlic and green onions (green part only).|
|Bring a big pot of water to a boil. Season generously with salt.|
|Add potatoes and cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender. Strain potaotes and set aside.|
|While the potatoes are cooking, melt butter in a frying pan.|
|Fry shallots until golden brown. Set aside.|
|Coarsely mash the potatoes with a potato masher. Add sour cream and continue to mash the potatoes.|
|Add milk a little at a time and continue to mash the potatoes until your preferred creamy consistency.|
|Add fried shallot, chopped garlic and Parmesan cheese if preferred.|
|Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with chopped green onion before serving.
Minoo, thank you for sharing your favourite mash potatoes recipe.