Subject: Parmesan-Prosciutto Mashed Potatoes
From: Damsel in dis Dress
Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2002 07:38:29 GMT
This is a recipe that I've adapted from a Bon Apetit offering. The
original was a lot fattier, and had rosemary (ick!) in it, instead of the
loverly thyme that I use.
* Exported from MasterCook *
Parmesan-Prosciutto Mashed Potatoes
Recipe By :Damsel in dis Dress
Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:45
Categories : potatoes side dishes
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes -- peeled and cubed
3 cloves garlic -- peeled
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 ounces prosciutto -- thinly sliced, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 cup skim milk -- or more if needed
1/2 cup parmesan cheese -- freshly grated
freshly ground black pepper -- to taste
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
1. Cook potatoes and garlic in large pot of boiling water until potatoes
are very tender, about 15 minutes. Drain; return potatoes and garlic to
2. Meanwhile, melt butter in heavy small saucepan over medium heat. Add
chopped prosciutto and thyme and sauté until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
3. Add prosciutto mixture and 3/4 cup milk to potatoes and garlic. Mash
well, adding more milk by tablespoonfuls if potatoes are dry. Mix in 1/2
cup cheese. Season with pepper. (Can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Cover and
chill. Stir over low heat to rewarm, adding more milk by tablespoonfuls, if
desired.) Transfer potatoes to bowl. Sprinkle lightly with 2 tablespoons
"Adapted from Bon Appétit"
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From: Tina Mongkolsmai
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 08:06:13 -0800
Damsel in dis Dress wrote:
> This is a recipe that I've adapted from a Bon Apetit offering. The
> original was a lot fattier, and had rosemary (ick!) in it, instead of the
> loverly thyme that I use.
I'm glad you're feeling up to posting all these great recipes! I saved the
lemon bars and almond bars and I'm saving this one right now.
Your "loverly" comment makes me think of "My Fair Lady" :) This is
something to make and eat when watching it... "All I want is a room
somewhere, far away from the cold night air, with one enormous chair, ah,
Wouldn't it be loverly?" :)
I bought yesterday a few baby red potatoes (about 12 or so) and plan to make
them with a shallot-garlic-butter smashed thing. Is there a name when you
do such a thing, smashing stuff and oil to make tasty stuff to smear onto
foods? I can't seem to recall..
The next time I do a potato thing I'm going to get some prosciutto and some
parmesan and try this dish.
From: ladyvmh2000[at]aol.com (Vickie)
Date: 08 Mar 2002 21:56:16 GMT
Damsel in dis Dress wrote:
> Parmesan-Prosciutto Mashed Potatoes
These are the BEST potatoes. I make them with the thyme also. I think I better
go to the Deli and get some parmesan and prosciutto. Thanks again for the