Potatoes With a Mushroom Puree & Garnished With Truffles

"David Bouley inspired me to make this recipe. A nice dish to impress your friend and family. It's very earthy. Comfort food! Truffles are very expensive but once in a while we deserve to enjoy things that God has given us! Olive oil can be used in place of the truffle oil. This can be a Vegetarian dish just sub the butter for oil or skip it. My DH once would never eat a mushroom now you can't keep it away from him."
 
Potatoes With a Mushroom Puree &  Garnished With Truffles created by Rita1652
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  • Rinse potatoes place in pot and cover with cold water.
  • Bring to a boil and cook over medium heat till tender about 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a pan place 2 tablespoons olive oil and saute mushrooms for 5 minutes season with salt and pepper and add thyme, shallots and garlic cook till translucent.
  • Remove a couple of the cooked mushrooms for garnish and set aside.
  • Add 3/4- 1 cup of the cooked potatoes and 2 tablespoons butter to the mushrooms, puree with a hand blender adding potato water to make a smooth puree.
  • Slice potatoes in half lengthwise.
  • Stir truffle oil, salt and pepper to taste into potatoes.
  • Spread 3/4 of the pureed mushroom mixture on a serving platter top with sliced and seasoned potatoes topping with 1/4 of the mushroom mixture.
  • Garnish with the mushrooms that were set aside, sliced truffles and thyme sprig.
  • Enjoy!
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  1. bluemoon downunder
    This was a truly delicious and easy to make recipe, and those I served it to loved it. I love mushrooms and this recipe offered a great blend of flavours, even without the truffles. I’m disappointed that I ended up making it without the truffle oil and truffles, but I’ll come back and review the recipe again when I make it with truffles.
     
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    Potatoes With a Mushroom Puree &  Garnished With Truffles Created by Rita1652
  3. Rita1652
    Potatoes With a Mushroom Puree &  Garnished With Truffles Created by Rita1652
  4. Rita1652
    Potatoes With a Mushroom Puree &  Garnished With Truffles Created by Rita1652
  5. Rita1652
    David Bouley inspired me to make this recipe. A nice dish to impress your friend and family. It's very earthy. Comfort food! Truffles are very expensive but once in a while we deserve to enjoy things that God has given us! Olive oil can be used in place of the truffle oil. This can be a Vegetarian dish just sub the butter for oil or skip it. My DH once would never eat a mushroom now you can't keep it away from him.
     
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