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mashed potatoes,caramelized onions & guyere cheese

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Recipe by
Dee Tourville

I'm crazy about caramelized onions & who doesn't like mashed potatoes. This recipe was given to me by a dear friend who knew my obsession with caramelized onions.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 35 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mashed potatoes,caramelized onions & guyere cheese

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 lg
    sweet onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar ( i use the light version)
  • 2 lb
    potatoes, peeled & cubed ( i like to use russet for their texture)
  • 1 lb
    parsnips, peeled & cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 c
    chicken broth, heated
  • 1/4 c
    grated guyere cheese. ( i use 1/2 cup of cheese, i love guyere)
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped fresh thyme

How To Make mashed potatoes,caramelized onions & guyere cheese

  • 1
    heat oil on high heat; reduce to medium
  • 2
    cook onions with sugar & salt, stirring often until onions brown...about 20 to 25 mins. Add a few tbsp. of water as the onions cook so as to not burn or stick to pan.
  • 3
    Fill a medium pot 3/4 full of cold water, add potatoes & parsnips. bring to a boil over high heat, reduce to a simmer & continue cooking potatoes & parsnips for 20 to 25 mins till they become fork tender, then drain.
  • 4
    Beat 1/4 of potato-parsnip mixture and 3 oz broth in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  • 5
    Repeat, alternating between potato-parsnip mixture and broth, until you've incorporated all.
  • 6
    Fold in onions, cheese and thyme, and serve.

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