Friends..a dear couple.. dropped by last weekend generously bearing fruits of their labor~
I would have to say they grow the sweetest tomatoes and prettiest parsley and freshest lettuce:)
My daughters and I went out for dinner ..last month..
One had the tomato whipped potatoes mentioned above..
I Googled for the recipe ..To no avail of ours..
I found a recipe here.. they are delicious..
The recipe I had wanted did not have sun dried tomatoes.. ..but I added some for freshness..the ones my friends brought:) And it is a keeper recipe~
La petite recette:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
3 pounds thin-skinned potatoes
About 1 cup milk
1 to 2 tablespoons minced garlic
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup grated romano cheese
1/2 cup minced fresh basil leaves or parsley
1/8 teaspoon paprika or cayenne
3/4 cup chopped drained oil-packed tomatoes
Salt and pepper
1. In a 5- to 6-quart pan over high heat, bring 1 quart water to a boil.
2. Peel and rinse potatoes; cut into 1-inch chunks. Add potatoes to boiling water; cover and return to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and simmer until potatoes mash easily, 10 to 12 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, in a 1- to 1 1/2-quart pan over medium heat, warm 1 cup milk and garlic until steaming, about 5 minutes. (Or in a 2-cup microwave-safe container, heat milk and garlic in a microwave oven on full power (100%) until steaming, 1 to 2 minutes.)
4. Drain potatoes and return to pan. Add the hot milk mixture, oil, cheese, basil, and paprika. Mash with a potato masher or an electric mixer until potatoes are as lumpy or smooth as you like, adding a little more milk for a softer, creamier texture if desired. Stir tomatoes into mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste.
307 (47% from fat)
16g (sat 3.3)
So good in fact I kept the leftovers~:)
There's part 2 to this soon and we had a wonderful meal in the country at their beautiful home Friday night..I hope some photos turned out well..
It was a wonderful evening ..a love drive into the country..great conversation and food...to be continued..:)