Almond Potato Puff Recipe

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Almond Potato Puff Recipe
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Almond Potato Puff Recipe

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Our garden produced an abundance of potatoes so we eat them often. This recipe is a refreshing change from fried or mashed potatoes. My children love the almond topping. It truly tastes as good as it looks.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream, warmed
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds

Directions

Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes; drain and place in a bowl.
In a skillet, saute onion in butter until tender; add to potatoes. On low speed, beat in eggs, one at a time, until smooth. Beat in cream (the mixture will be thin). Add the ground almonds, salt and nutmeg.
Spoon into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese and almonds. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Almond Potato Puff in Country Extra January 1997, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 336 calories, 26g fat (12g saturated fat), 132mg cholesterol, 327mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.

  • 1-1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream, warmed
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  1. Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes; drain and place in a bowl.
  2. In a skillet, saute onion in butter until tender; add to potatoes. On low speed, beat in eggs, one at a time, until smooth. Beat in cream (the mixture will be thin). Add the ground almonds, salt and nutmeg.
  3. Spoon into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese and almonds. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Almond Potato Puff in Country Extra January 1997, p49

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gail c User ID: 1565051 42455
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2008

"Dish is very bland. Needs something to make it have some taste."

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