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Truffled Potato Poppers

If you want to know what the fuss is about when it comes to truffle oil, try it on potatoes. The flavor and fragrance of earthy mushrooms really comes through—and a little goes a long way.

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If you want to know what the fuss is about when it comes to truffle oil, try it on potatoes. The flavor and fragrance of earthy mushrooms really comes through—and a little goes a long way.

Servings
24

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. baby red-skinned potatoes, halved
  • 3 Tbs. low-fat milk
  • 3 Tbs. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. truffle oil
  • 1 6-oz. can sliced mushrooms, drained

Preparation

Cook potatoes in boiling, salted water 10 minutes, or until soft. Drain, and cool 10 to 15 minutes, or until easy to handle.

Scoop out centers of potato halves with melon baller. Place shells on baking sheet. Mash flesh with milk, Parmesan cheese, and truffle oil until very smooth. Season with salt and pepper, and transfer to small resealable plastic bag.

Preheat oven to broil. Snip corner of bag, and squeeze potato mixture into potato shells. Garnish each with mushroom slice, and broil 7 to 9 minutes, or until tops are browned and crispy.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 21
  • Carbohydrate Content 4 g
  • Cholesterol Content 1 mg
  • Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Fiber Content 1 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 70 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g