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    Fluffly Pesto Mash Potatoes

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    40 mins

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    koko-girl's Note:

    This makes a wonderful side dish and it's one of my favorite ways tin eating potatoes!

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    1. 1
      Put potatoes into a large saucepan, cover well with cold water and add about 1/2 tsp.
    2. 2
      of salt.
    3. 3
      Cover the pan and bring the water to a boil, then simmer until the potatoes are tender (around 20-25 minutes).
    4. 4
      Drain the potatoes, return them to the pan and then mash thoroughly using a potato masher.
    5. 5
      Put the stock, olive oil, and pesto into a small saucepan and bring to a simmer then pour it into the mash.
    6. 6
      With a wooden spoon, beat vigorously for about 3 minutes until the texture of the potatoes is light and fluffy.
    7. 7
      Reheat gently if necessary, then fold in the parmesan and pine nuts before serving.
    8. 8
      Season with salt and pepper if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 11, 2014


      OMG, where has this recipe been all my life! Pesto added to mashed potatoes is divine! The aroma was heavenly. I was looking for a way to use up some leftover pesto I had in the freezer, and I'm delighted that it led me to this gem of a recipe.

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    • on November 21, 2007


      Love It!!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Fluffly Pesto Mash Potatoes

    Serving Size: 1 (331 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 295.5
    Calories from Fat 96
    Total Fat 10.7 g
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 206.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 44.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
    Sugars 2.1 g
    Protein 6.3 g

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    pesto sauce

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