Baked mashed potatoes with white bean puree


A vegetarian recipe full of vegetable proteins and made with a few simple ingredients. Quick and easy meal. Perfect with grilled vegetables or a mixed salad.

Baked mashed potatoes with white bean puree
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For 2 Person(s)


  • 600 g potatoes
  • 1 can of white beans (I use cannelloni beans)
  • 2 eggs
  • 80 g of grated Parmesan cheese
  • breadcrumbs to taste
  • few fresh sage leaves
  • 0.5 tsp thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste

Baked mashed potatoes with white bean puree Directions

  1. Clean and peel the potatoes. Cook them in lightly salted boiling water until soft then drain.

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  2. Mash hot potatoes with a potato masher. Drain the beans and blend with a immersion blender or stand mixer. In a bowl put together the vegetables and the bean paste, cheese (Set aside 1 tablespoon), eggs, marjoram and thyme, salt and pepper. Mix everything and set aside.

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  3. Lightly oil a baking dish or roasting pan and sprinkle with some breadcrumbs or polenta. Pour the mixture into the dish and level it. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and a tablespoon of grated cheese.

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  4. Preheat oven to 200° C. Bake for about 30 minutes until it becomes slightly golden. Let it rest for 5 minutes then serve warm with a mixed salad or grilled vegetables of your choice.

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Nutrition facts

(diet, vegetarian)
Per Serving


Friday, 27 January 2017
Little too dry for me. Needs more cheese. - barney

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