PEI Potato Wrapped Gouda Whipped Potatoes

A delectable potato treat from Chef Andrew Smith at Red Shores in Charlottetown!

Prep Time & Yield

Serves 6 potato portions.  

Ingredients
  • Whipped Potatoes

  • 2.5 Lbs Russet PEI Potatoes, Peeled & Medium Diced

  • 2 Tbsp Butter

  • 1/2 Cup Milk

  • 1/2 Cup Gouda Cheese

  • 2 Green Onions Diced

  • To Taste - Salt & Pepper

 

Wrapping Potatoes

  • 1 Large Russet PEI Potato

 

Directions
  1. Add 2.5 lbs of PEI Potatoes to 4 L Pot with a dash of Salt and cook until tender; drain.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat butter and milk over low heat until butter is melted. Using a potato masher or potato ricer, slowly blend milk mixture into potatoes until smooth and creamy. Add Cheese & Green Onion. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Form Potatoes in 6 equal size rectangles and chill in fridge (approx. 1 hour or until Potatoes are firm)
  4. Cut 1 'wrapping' Potato with a Vegetable Turner in long Julienne Strings
  5. Use this to wrap your rectangle Potatoes and place in 360F deep fryer to get your potatoes crispy on the outside and keep them creamy on the inside (approx. 4-5 minutes)
  6. Serve and enjoy.