Caramelized Onion & Gruyère Mashed PotatoesdownloadEmail This Post

Caramelized Onion & Gruyère Mashed Potatoes

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes • Serves: 8

5 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks (about 5 cups)
1 large onion, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup grated Gruyère cheese
1/2cup milk, warmed
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
2 teaspoons salt
1/4teaspoon white pepper
1 pinch nutmeg

1. Heat large covered saucepot of salted cold water and potatoes to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or just until potatoes are tender.

2.Meanwhile, heat medium saucepot over medium-high heat until hot; add onion and oil and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 15 to 18 minutes longer or until onion is browned.

3.Drain potatoes; transfer to large bowl. Add cheese, milk, butter, salt, pepper and nutmeg. With mixer on medium-high speed, mix potatoes 2 to 3 minutes until smooth; stir in onion.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
258 Calories, 13g Fat (7g Saturated), 31mg Cholesterol,
649mg Sodium, 26g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 8g Protein