Sformato

Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

This dish is baked in a springform pan to make a mashed-potato "cake."

Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 217
  • Calories from fat: 18%
  • Fat: 4.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 39.5g
  • Fiber: 3.9g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 456mg
  • Calcium: 67mg

Ingredients

  • 3 (1-ounce) slices white bread
  • 7 cups peeled baking potato, cut into 2-inch pieces (about 3 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cups (1/4-inch-thick) sliced onion (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  • 8 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray
  • Fresh parsley sprigs (optional)

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place bread in a food processor; pulse 2 times or until crumbly. Sprinkle crumbs on a baking sheet; bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until golden. (Breadcrumbs should measure 1 1/2 cups.) Set aside. Increase oven temperature to 375°.
  3. Place potato in a Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  4. Melt butter in Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté for 10 minutes or until browned. Add milk, salt, and pepper; bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; simmer 3 minutes. Place onion mixture in a food processor in batches, and process until smooth. Add potato, and process until smooth. Add 2 tablespoons chopped parsley and eggs; pulse 10 times or until combined.
  5. Combine 1 1/4 cups breadcrumbs and 2 tablespoons chopped parsley; spread breadcrumb mixture into bottom of a 10-inch springform pan coated with cooking spray. Spread potato mixture over breadcrumb mixture; sprinkle with 1/4 cup breadcrumbs. Bake at 375° for 45 minutes or until golden brown. Run a knife around outside edge; cool 10 minutes. Garnish with parsley sprigs, if desired.
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