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Rustic Sunchoke Mash

When sunchokes get the mashed potato treatment, their artichoke-like flavor comes to the forefront. If you don’t have a lot of sunchokes, use an equal amount of potatoes to fill out the recipe.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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1 lb. small unpeeled sunchokes, halved
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¾ cup low-sodium vegetable broth
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2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
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1 Tbs. unsalted butter
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¼ tsp. grated nutmeg
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1 Tbs. chopped fresh chives, for garnish

Instructions: 

1. Place sunchokes in medium pot with broth and garlic. Bring broth to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer, partially covered, 15 minutes, or until very tender.

2. Mash sunchokes and garlic to chunky-smooth consistency with potato masher. Stir in butter, nutmeg, and salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with chives.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
114
Protein: 
2 g
Total Fat: 
3 g
Saturated Fat: 
2 g
Carbohydrates: 
21 g
Cholesterol: 
8 mg
Sodium: 
55 mg
Fiber: 
2 g
Sugar: 
11 g
Yield: 
Serves 4