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Hey everyone! Welcome back to Dede’s Mediterranean Kitchen. Today, we are going to be making Mediterranean Mashed Potatoes. They’re flavorful. They are not your traditional mashed potatoes but they are really good. Now, if you want this recipe or any other recipes, go to my website at www.DedeMed.com. Join my Facebook and my Twitter, so you can see what I am making every single day. Let’s go read the ingredients.
Here we have some sliced green onions, some freshly chop parsley, fresh thyme, chopped up rose seed, red pepper and a black pepper. We have Dede’d Mediterranean Kitchen sumac seasoning. We have some salt, olive oil and some red potatoes that I boiled and drained.
Now, if you want, you can mash potatoes with a potato masher. You can whip them up with a hand blender or you can use a Kitchen Aid blender. So, what I am going to do is I am just going to empty them into the Kitchen Aid, make sure you get them all in there. You can even prepare this in advance and this dish can be served warm or cold. Again, it's not your traditional mashed potatoes. I'm going to add some salt to this and black pepper. We’ll whip them up.
So, I whipped them up just a bit and you can see -- I just want to show you this. They are not completely mashed, so I have nice big chunks of mashed potatoes in there. So, let’s put this back and I’m going to turned it on and then we add a couple tablespoon of olive oil. Okay, so we finished mashing our potatoes. We’ll just clean this off; make sure we get all the potatoes in there. In the same bowl, I am going to add the green onions and if you want, you can add shallots, you can add chive and whatever herbs that you’d like. I am going to add the fresh chopped parsley and I just want to fold it in. It's real quick. This should get them all nicely combined.
This goes great with chicken and a lot of different things. So, we got this mixed in. Let me show you what it looks like, nice and mixed in. The cloves are very vibrant. And I am going to put this in a nice way because you want to present it. So, I am just going to empty this out. Then with this spoon, just press it down. You want to just press it down just like that. We’re going to top it with some olive oil, some more herbs with some of this sumac but just like that, you want to create a—for the olive oil to set. So, we have it like that. I’m using some of the thyme and just drop a couple of sprigs. We just sprinkle it on the top. Thyme is very strong, so you don’t want to add too much. Put just on top of it with the three sprigs. It's just like that, see? We are going to get some of the sumac and you don’t want again overwhelm it, you just want a little bit, just like that. It looks very pretty.
We are going to get some of the rose seed and red pepper. You can use red pepper. You can use sun dried tomatoes, just add a lot nice color. Even yourself you want to eat something that’s pretty. We put some around that and red pepper taste great with the potatoes as well. I am going to get some of the olive oil, extra virgin olive oil, you want to use a really good olive oil. You just want to—the top of it with that all going on. Look how pretty that looks. That’s it. That’s your Mediterranean Mashed Potatoes. You can smell it. It smells amazing. It goes great with so many different things. It's easy to whip up. Get the recipe on my website at ww.DedeMed.com and I will see you again.