Huancaina Potatoes

Recipes of Vegetables

Ingredients for Huancaina Potatoes

Ingredients for Serves 8.
  • 6 green chilies, seeded
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, yolks and whites separated
  • 1/2 lb. farmer's cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 1/4 lbs. Potatoes cooked with skin, peeled andcut in thick slices
  • - Chopped parsley
  • - Black olives
  • - Avocado

Preparation of Huancaina Potatoes

1. In a small saucepan boil the chilies with the sugar. Drain and reserve.

2. In a blender purée the chilies, cooked yolks, cheese, lemon juice, milk and oil; blend to a smooth consistency. Season with salt and pepper.

3. In a large platter or individual plates distribute the potatoes, cover with the mixture and sprinkle with parsley and chopped egg whites. Garnish with black olives and avocado.

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