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Potatoes to the importance with almond sauce

Potatoes to the importance with almond sauce


  • Half
  • 55 minutes
  • For 4 people
  • 1.1 € / person
  • 315kcal per 100g.

How to prepare important potatoes with almond sauce .

When we talk about a potato recipe, simple things usually come to mind.

Most of the time it is like that, but some recipes that come from old are more elaborate than we think. This is the case of the invitation that I extend to you today, potatoes of importance.

A traditional recipe with a delicious touch that we give you at home, making it a little less heavy than the original recipe for potatoes due to the importance of Grandma Sabina that we have on the blog.

It is a traditional recipe of which there are different versions although the sauce with its crushed almonds makes them delicious by biting the potatoes mixed with the crunchy pieces of almonds.

It is not only a unique dish, but a level companion to any dishes you can think of, be it vegetables, meat or fish.

At home with seasoned potatoes rivaling the simple to the aioli potatoes, delicious potatoes bravas or traditional revolconas potatoes.

Who dares to prepare them and recover these tasty traditional dishes at home?

Preparation of the base potatoes

  1. We start by peeling the potatoes and cutting them into slices the thickness of a finger or an inch. Once cut, season with salt and pepper.
  2. Next we are going to coat them in flour and then we pass them through the egg.
  3. In a large frying pan, we will put enough oil. We fry the potatoes until they are golden brown.
  4. We take them out and reserve them in a large source so that they are not crowded together. Avoid battering the batter when piling them up.

Preparation of the almond sauce for the potatoes. Crushed

  1. Strain the oil used to fry the potatoes and use it again for the sauce.
  2. Chop the onion very finely. We reserve.
  3. We prepare the mashing of the almond sauce, It can be made ne mortar or mortar, in the old way. But if you are short on time, it works perfectly with the blender or mincer.
  4. We put the white wine, the garlic, the salt (very little), black pepper and parsley in the glass of the mixer, beat a little and then add the almonds so that they are less chopped and notice in the sauce.
  5. Pour a little oil from the frying of the potatoes in a frying pan and heat. Add the onion first.
  6. When the onion is transparent, add the mashed and fry until golden brown
  7. We add the broth to the sauce (normally meat or poultry broth is used, but I have tried it with vegetable broth and they are delicious) and saffron to give aroma and color.
  8. We let everything boil for about 2 minutes so that the alcohol evaporates.

Final presentation of the potatoes to the importance

  1. Taking care not to break the batter, put the potatoes in the pan and let them cook over low heat for about 25-30 minutes.
  2. It is important that the cooking is slow, to prevent the batter from breaking.
  3. We serve immediately so that the potato does not take over all the broth.

And it’s ready! It is very easy to make and cheap.

You can see all the photos of the step by step of the recipe of the potatoes to the importance   in this album, do not miss any detail and it will be perfect.

Tips for some potatoes to the importance of yummy

  • For the success of the recipe, it depends a lot on the potato you have used. Remember that the type of potato greatly influences the recipe.
  • I recommend the Kennebec variety, the most famous and most versatile in the kitchen.
  • These potatoes accompanied by boiled egg and pieces of ham incorporated into the sauce are delicious. Do you cheer up? Can you resist?
  • This plate admits what your imagination wants, it allows some variations. Serrano ham can be substituted by other meats such as bacon, chorizo ​​or turkey for example. Remember that it was a country meal and the products of the area were used.
  • At home we prepare them with this almond sauce and some clams for Christmas and I assure you that everyone freaks with the food.
  • The other option is to give a different touch to saffron. With a touch of tomato and a pinch of paprika from La Vera (sweet, bittersweet or spicy) they are luxurious.

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