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    Papas (Mexican Mashed Potatoes

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    30 mins

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    15 mins

    alimel_01's Note:

    When we visited Costa Rica, I had these potatoes and fell in love with them. I have tried many many recipes but none was ever what I was looking for. These are the closests that I have gotten. They are not as good as Costa Rica's (of course) but they are still so good.

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    1. 1
      Roast jalapeno pepper & anaheim chili pepper on a grill pan on the stove. place peppers on the grill until they begin to blister, then turn them over. When blistered on both sides, remove from grill.
    2. 2
      Allow peppers to cool until you can work with them with your hands. Peel peppers, remove seeds, and puree.
    3. 3
      While peppers are roasting, peel potatoes, cut in small water, and boil until fork tender (12-15 minutes).
    4. 4
      When potatoes are done, drain.
    5. 5
      Put potatoes back in pot and add the butter.
    6. 6
      Mash butter into potatoes with either a hand held masher or an immersion blender.
    7. 7
      Add the sour cream, pureed peppers, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
    8. 8
      Melt the Velvetta Mexican Cheese in the microwave and then add to potatoes.
    9. 9
      Mix all the ingredients together. You can add more salt, pepper, garlic, or hot pepper based on your tastes!

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    Nutritional Facts for Papas (Mexican Mashed Potatoes

    Serving Size: 1 (308 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 534.9
    Calories from Fat 312
    Total Fat 34.6 g
    Saturated Fat 21.8 g
    Cholesterol 108.1 mg
    Sodium 2094.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 36.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
    Sugars 6.0 g
    Protein 20.8 g

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