Ajiaco de papas ~ Peruvian Cheesy Potatoes
p.s. Aji paste can be found in Latin American markets.
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- 3 lb
- new potatoes
- 3 clove
- garlic ~ finely chopped
- 1 medium
- yellow onion ~ finely chopped
- 3 Tbsp
- aji paste or 3 medium serrano peppers finely chopped
- 2 Tbsp
- olive oil
- 1 c
- half & half
- 3/4 lb
- queso fresco or feta cheese cubed
- 3 medium
- hard boiled eggs ~ coarsely chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
1Peel the potatoes and boil in lightly salted water. When done, drain well and cube.
2Saute garlic, onion, and aji paste or chiles in oil until the onion is slightly golden.
3To the sautéed onions, add potatoes and milk, and stir carefully so as not to mash the potatoes.
4Add the cheese and eggs to the potatoes, and cook just enough to heat through and serve. Garnish with a bit of chopped fresh parsley if desired. Enjoy!!