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Mashed Potatoes With Jerusalem Artichokes And Chives

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Side dish
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlFresh lemon juice
1 1/2 lbs 681g / 24ozJerusalem artichokes (sunchokes)
3 lbs 1362g / 48ozRusset potatoes - peeled, and
  Cut into 2" pieces
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
1/2 cup 118mlCrème fraîche or sour cream
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozButter - (1/2 stick)
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
6 tablespoons 90mlChopped fresh chives

Recipe Instructions

Fill large pot half full with cold water; add lemon juice. Peel artichokes, cut into 1" pieces and add to pot. Bring to boil. Cover and boil until artichokes are almost tender, about 20 minutes. Drain.

Return artichokes to pot. Add potatoes, salt, and enough water to cover vegetables; bring to boil. Cover and boil until potatoes and artichokes are very tender, about 25 minutes. Drain. Return vegetables to pot; set over low heat. Add crème fraîche and butter. Mash until mixture is almost smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be made 2 hours ahead. Rewarm over medium-low heat, stirring frequently.)

Stir in chives. Transfer to bowl and serve.

This recipe yields 8 servings.

Bon Appetit, December 2001


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