Ramekins of duchess potatoes


Ramekins of duchess potatoes
Duchess potatoes are a mix of mashed potato and egg yolks, cooked in the oven, in a decorative shape and delicious. In this recipe they top a ramekin containing a layer of mashed potato, cooked leek, and thinly sliced bacon.
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Last modified on: March 4th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:Mashed potatoesPotatoesEgg yolksDuchess potatoes
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55 min.1 hour 10 min.2 hours 5 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 20 min.
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Peel and wash 1 kg potatoes.

Stage 2 - 40 min.
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Cook in salted boiling water until soft.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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Put in a blender or a vegetable mill...

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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...until you have a classic mashed potato.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Divide mashed potato in two, salt and pepper the first half, then over a low heat add 100 g butter and 125 g cream while stirring constantly.

Set aside.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Make the duchess potatoes: salt and pepper the other half of the mashed potato, add 3 egg yolks and 3 egg yolks.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Whip until nicely smooth and yellow.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Cook 125 g small pieces of bacon in a frying pan without fat, until they are cooked but not browned.

Set aside.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Preheat your oven to 180°C or 356°F.

Start assembling the ramekins: butter the bottom, and put in a layer of mashed potao about 1 cm or 0.5 inch deep.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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Add a layer of cooked leek.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
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Add some bacon.

Stage 12 - 5 min.
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And finish with a layer of duchess potatoes, if possible by using a forcing bag (it's prettier).

Stage 13 - 20 min.
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Cook in the oven until duchess potatoes are golden brown (about 20 minutes).

Stage 14
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Serve hot.
Remarks
If you don't have a forcing bag, spread the duchess potatoes on top of ramekin, and shape with a fork.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,335 Kcal or 13,963 Kj50 gr209 gr281 gr
167 %19 %20 %43 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
201 Kcal or 842 Kj3 gr13 gr17 gr
10 %1 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
417 Kcal or 1,746 Kj6 gr26 gr35 gr
21 %2 %2 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 8 people : 3.88 €
  • Per person : 0.49 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach, Taos hotpot, Big knife-cut chips (French fries) , Potato tortilla (Spanish omelette), Sorrel soup, ... All
Leek fondueLeek fondue: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scallops with fondue of leeks, Croque-monsieur gourmand, Smoked haddock and leek fondue tartines, Scallop and leek pancakes, Salmon and leek fondue tart, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: New York style pasta, Gratin Comtois, Individual creamy endive gratins, Fish Mousselines, Potato purée , ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Baby spinach salad, Artichoke hearts forestier , Fougasse with bacon and Comté, Spaghetti Carbonara, African style chicken, ... All
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  • Haccp is a very strong and precise method, can you give me more details about the one you plan?
    Posted by jh october 17th 2011 at 13:36 (n° 2)
  • Im doind a haccp plan with critical control points for a class for this potato, can you help with that?
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