Tested till perfect Crunchy Parmesan-Topped Double Potato Mash
Crunchy Parmesan-Topped Double Potato Mash
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Crunchy Parmesan-Topped Double Potato Mash

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By Irene Fong and The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2013

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 17 ratings.
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  • Prep time 25 minutes
  • Total time 25 minutes
  • Portion size 12 to 16 servings


  • 1.125 kg 1.125 kgrusset potatorusset potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 5)
  • 6 6cloves garlic
  • 1.125 kg 1.125 kgsweet potatosweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 4)
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupmilk
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped fresh chivefresh chives
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupbutter, softened
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspeach salt and pepper

Crunchy Parmesan Topping:

  • 1 cup 1cupfresh bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupgrated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspchopped` fresh chivefresh chives
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspbutter, melted
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In large pot of boiling lightly salted water, cook russet potatoes and garlic just until beginning to soften, about 4 minutes. Add sweet potatoes; cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain and return to pot. Mash with milk, chives, butter, salt and pepper.

Spread in lightly greased 13- x 9-inch (3 L) baking dish.
Make-ahead: Cover with foil; refrigerate for up to 24 hours. Let stand at room temperature for 1-1/2 hours; bake, covered, in 425 F/220 C oven until warmed through, about 40 minutes.

Crunchy Parmesan Topping: Stir together bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, chives and butter; sprinkle over potato mixture. Broil until golden brown, about 1 minute.

Change it up: Crunchy Parmesan-Topped Potato and Celery Root Mash: Substitute celery root for sweet potatoes.

Nutritional Information per each of 16 servings: about

cal 158 pro 4g total fat 6g sat. fat 3g
carb 24g dietary fibre 2g sugar 5g chol 15mg
sodium 438mg potassium 386mg


calcium 7 iron 8 vit A 103 vit C 28
folate 7
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