Tested till perfect Two-Tone Mashed Potato Crisp
Two-Tone Mashed Potato Crisp
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Two-Tone Mashed Potato Crisp

Besides looking lovely on the buffet table, these potatoes are make ahead.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: April 2006

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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  • Portion size 12


    8 Yukon_gold potatoes (about 2-1/2 lb/1.25 kg)
    4 sweet_potatoes (about 2-1/2 lb/1.25 kg)
    1 cup (250 mL) each milk and sour_cream
    1/4 cup (50 mL) butter, softened
    1 tsp (5 mL) salt
    1/2 tsp (2 mL) each ground nutmeg and white pepper
    2 cups (500 mL) cubed crusty bread
    2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh parsley
    2 tbsp (25 mL) butter, melted
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Grease 13- x 9-inch (3 L) glass baking dish; set aside.

Keeping separate, peel and cut Yukon Gold and sweet potatoes into chunks. In 2 large pots of boiling salted water, cover and cook potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and return potatoes to each pot. Divide milk, sour cream, butter, salt, nutmeg and pepper between pots; rice or mash until smooth.

Spoon sweet potatoes evenly into prepared dish; spoon mashed Yukon Gold potatoes evenly over top. (Make-ahead: Let cool for 30 minutes; refrigerate until cold. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate for up to 24 hours. Microwave at high for 10 to 12 minutes or until hot before continuing.)

Topping: Meanwhile, in food processor, pulse bread until pea-size; pulse in parsley and butter. Sprinkle over potatoes. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven until golden and knife inserted in centre comes out hot, about 20 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per servIng: about

cal 251 pro 4g total fat 9g sat. fat 6g
carb 38g fibre 3g chol 27mg sodium 673mg

% RDI:

calcium 7 iron 6 vit A 151 vit C 33
folate 10
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