In honor of St. Patrick’s Day coming up, we have an Irish recipe you will not want to miss!
This week for $20 Tuesday, Chef Kevin Dundon brings us this recipe for Irish Potatoes Boxty. This dish along with the paired serving ideas will tally in at about $20 for four servings.
WOT we love about this recipe: These Potatoes Boxty are perfect for breakfast or brunch and can even be served at dinner along with your favorite grilled fish.
This is a crispy and savory way to prepare potatoes that we know you will love as much as we do!
Kevin Dundon's Irish Potatoes Boxty
- 2 cups leftover mash potatoes Or you can prepare fresh
- 1 cup red potatoes, peeled and grated
- 1-2 tbsp plain flour or corn starch
- 2 tbsp fresh sage
- 4 tbsp Irish butter
- pinch or two of flake salt or sea salt, optional
- salt and pepper
- smoked salmon slices
- poached or fried eggs
- wilted spinach
- Grate the potatoes into a bowl. Squeeze to remove excess water if needed.
- In a large bowl, combine the cooled mash potato and add the grated raw potato and half of the sage.
- Season well with salt and pepper and stir to create a soft dough. Add some flour to help stiffen the mixture if needed.
- Heat some oil in a pan over a medium to low heat, form and shape thick discs of the potatoes mixture and lightly press on the pan to make sure it is sticking together.
- Cook for 3 -4 minutes until the base of the boxty is golden brown. Flip over and add the butter and the rest of the sage. Continue cooking for a further 3-4 minutes depending on the thickness until the boxty are piping hot in the middle, basting with the foaming butter.
- Remove from the heat and serve immediately with slices of smoked salmon, poached or fried eggs, wilted spinach and sprinkle of sea salt and extra fresh sage if desired.
If you want more $20 Tuesday recipes you can check them out here!
More about Kevin Dundon: He is a multiple cookbook author and had a great cooking series on PBS. He and his wife own the Dunbrody House in the southeast of Ireland, which is a country inn and cooking school. Kevin also has a great garden and tries to prepare as much farm-to-table as possible.Check out more of Kevin’s recipes on WOT here!