Square Potatoes

We all know potatoes are round or oval, so why not plate them in an unusual way?

square-3

  • Red potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter
  • 1/3 cup fat free milk
  • Chives
  • Salt
  • Large pot
  • Water
  • Strainer
  • Potato masher (or large fork)
  1. Scrub the potatoes under water, and pat dry them
  2. Cut up potatoes into cubes (keep the skin on them)
  3. Put them into a pot and fill with water just above the potatoes
  4. Add salt to the water (1-2 tablespoons)
  5. Boil them until tender (the smaller the cubes the faster they cook)
  6. Strain the potatoes and add them back into the pot
  7. Mash the potatoes
  8. Add milk and butter (and a pinch of salt if needed)
  9. Grab a Square Form (see picture above) and fill it with the potatoes.
  10. Push the potatoes down in the form
  11. SLOWLY remove the Form
  12. Top the potatoes with chives

square-1

I made these square potatoes for my pan seared chicken topped with sautéed onions, peppers, and corn.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s