Potato Cups in Muffin Tins( Irish )

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
50 mins

Cheesy shredded potatoes are baked in muffin tins and served over marinated cucumber slices, An elegant side dish for a special entree. COOKS NOTES: If you have a Mandoline, it would be helpful!

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Prepare the Potato Cups.
  2. Preheat oven to 350° degrees F.
  3. Mix together the potatoes, onion, Parmesan, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Generously butter 6 muffin tins, 2-1/2" size. Press the potato mixture evenly into the muffin cups. Bake 45 minutes or until the edges are well browned.
  4. Remove from the oven to a rack to cool slightly. Loosen and invert the potato cups onto a plate.
  5. Prepare Marinated Cucumber Slices.
  6. While the potatoes are baking, notch the edges of the cucumber with the tines of a fork. Using a mandoline slice approximately 7 to 8 slices per person.
  7. Mix the mint, vinegar, sugar and cayenne together and marinate the cucumber slices for approximately 30 minutes.
  8. To Plate Up: Overlap the marinated cucumber slices in a circle off to the side on each plate. Place the inverted potato cup on top, add a sprig of Parsley and serve.