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Potato Puff

May 08, 2008 By: Brook Category: Meatless, Potatoes, Recipe Categories:, Side Dishes No Comments →

6 servings

When you want something easy yet elegant, this potato dish uses the convenience of instant potatoes.

3 eggs, separated
2 cups instant mashed potatoes, prepared according to box directions and still warm
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon season-salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper

For garnish:
Chopped fresh chives at serving time

Beat egg whites until stiff but still moist; set aside. Beat egg yolks until smooth; set aside. Prepare instant mashed potatoes; set aside. Now fold the beaten yolks into the potatoes; next the sour cream and seasonings till blended; and lastly, gently fold in the egg whites to lighten the mixture. Transfer mixture to a buttered 2 -quart casserole or soufflé dish. Bake in 350º oven for 45 minutes. Garnish with a sprinkling of chopped fresh chives and serve as a nice alternative to traditional mashed potatoes.