Recipe courtesy of Claire Robinson
Episode: My Fave Classics
Mashed Potatoes with Crispy Fried Shallots
Total:
40 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
6 - 8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
6 - 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Heat some vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the flour to a small bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Coat the sliced shallots in the seasoned flour. Drop the shallots in the hot oil ,a few at a time to avoid clumps, and fry until dark golden in color. Transfer the shallots to a paper towel lined dish and sprinkle with salt, to taste.

In a large pot, add the potatoes and cover with water. Season the water with a heavy pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then lower the heat to a simmer. Cook the potatoes until fork tender, about 15 minutes. Immediately drain the potatoes and put them through a food mill, into a large bowl. If you don't have a food mill, you can hand mash or use a hand mixer, but be sure to not over whip if using an electric mixer.

Slowly heat the cream in a small heavy-bottomed saucepan over low heat.

Mix the hot cream into the potatoes and season with a little salt and pepper, to taste. Taste and adjust seasoning, if needed. Top the potatoes with crispy fried shallots and serve. Eat and enjoy!

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Velvety Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Real Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

"Mock" Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of George Stella

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Scalloped Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Twice-Baked Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chicken Pot Pie with Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Funeral Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Top 5 Restaurants

          7:30am | 6:30c

          Southern at Heart

          8:30am | 7:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          The Kitchen

          11am | 10c

          Giada Entertains

          12:30pm | 11:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Chopped

          10pm | 9c

          Chopped

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Chopped

          1am | 12c

          Chopped

          2am | 1c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Get Cooking