Succulent Truffled Potato Stew

Recipe: Succulent Truffled Potato Stew

Ingredients :

  • 3 lb New potatoes
  • 2 Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Onion, cut in half and diced
  • 3 tb Carrots, diced
  • 3 tb Celery, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Leek, julienned (white part)
  • 1 c Dry white wine
  • 2 1/2 c Vegetable consomme (see ..recipe)
  • 1 Thyme sprig
  • Pepper to taste 16 Asparagus tips, blanched
  • 1 1/2 oz Fresh truffles
  • 2 tb Chives, finely chopped

Instructions :

  1. Peel potatoes and dice into 1/2 inch cubes. Transfer potatoes into a heavy saucepan and add garlic, onion, carrot, celery, leek, wine, consomme, thyme, and pepper. If potatoes are not covered completely with liquid, add water. Cover and gently cook until aretender and stew is thick, about 25 – 30 minutes. (If stew becomes too dry add consomme or water) Ideally, potato stew should be served as soon as it is ready. Serve it on a platter. Garnish with asparagus tips, shave truffles over the potatoes, and sprinkle with chives.

Number of servings (yield): 2

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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