nutritional information

Per 1/2-cup serving:

  • Calories: 170
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Total Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 61 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 7 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 1 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Truffled Mashed Potatoes

Truffled Mashed Potatoes

Serves 6

30 minutes or fewer

In France, fresh truffles are sometimes referred to as “black diamonds,” fetching as much as $500 per pound. Truffle oil provides the same complex flavor at a fraction of the price. (Truffle oils vary in intensity, so start with the smallest amount recommended and adjust according to taste.)
  • 2 lb. fingerling or Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 4 large cloves garlic, peeled and halved
  • 2-3 Tbs. truffle oil
  • 1 Tbs. finely chopped parsley

1. Bring potatoes, garlic, and enough water to cover all by 1 inch to a boil in medium saucepan. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer 20 minutes, or until potatoes are soft when pricked with fork. Drain, and reserve 1 cup cooking liquid.

2. Return potatoes and garlic to saucepan; mash with reserved cooking water until smooth. Stir in truffle oil and parsley, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

November 2011 p.64

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comments

My family and I loved this recipe for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Though I did add some butter ;)

Denise Miller - 2013-08-20 19:58:06

Really good! Taste better than just butter.

Miranda Freeman - 2012-10-07 23:11:05