POTATOES W/ MUSHROOMS & GREEN ONIONS

Billie Blair

By
@witch123

I love potatoes cooked any way, but these are very special. I was inspired by Chef Walter Staib and his cookbook THE CITY TAVERN, THE BIRTHPLACE OF AMERICAN CUISINE. His recipes dates back many years to our founding fathers. I made this recipe for a dinner party last night and it was so good. I hope you all like it as much as I did. the Beurrie Manie is his recipe and it will be in my fridge from now on. This recipe is my own, just inspired by this wonderful Chef. Thanks, Walter Staib


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Serves:

8 to 10

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 lb
white potatoes aka irish potatoes
1 1/2 box
white button mushrooms, large ones
1 bunch
chopped green onions, use a lot of the green tops
4 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 qt
regular creme
1 c
beef bouillon or beef broth
4 Tbsp
chopped parsley, fresh
salt and pepper to taste
beurre manie to thicken

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash and remove any blemishes from potatoes, cut into bite size cubes, boil until tender, don't overcook. Drain and set aside
2
Melt butter and olive oil in large skillet, add mushroom and brown on both sides, add chopped onions, cook for about 3 min. add the broth and simmer for 5 min. do not overcook mushrooms
3
drain and reserve the juice, in case you need it later. add the mushrooms to the potatoes, stir gently. Add the crème and reheat. When I made this I only put 1 pint of crème, but you would get more sauce with twice as much crème, therefore I said 1 qt. of creme
4
As the potatoes are reheating, add the Beurre Manie a little at a time to thicken sauce.
5
Turn out to a large bowl , garnish with parsley and serve immediately.
6
Beurre Manie is equal parts softened butter and flour. mix until smooth and creamy. Keep in the fridge ,covered. This is a wonderful thickening agent as when the butter is melting , the flour is released and VOILA no more lumps
7
The reserved juice from the mushrooms can be used the next day to thin the sauce down, as I had leftovers.
8
You could also add some cubed chicken and have a main dish. Just use your imagination

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom