Purple Potatoes Wrapped in Puff Pastry

Purple Potatoes Wrapped in Puff Pastry
Conrad Condado Plaza Hotel


  • 2 Pounds  Peruvian purple potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/2-inch thick
  •   Salt and white pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 Cup  olive oil
  • onions, julienned
  • 2 Tablespoons  minced garlic
  • 1/4 Cup  unsalted butter
  •   All-purpose flour, for dusting
  • puff pastry sheets
  • egg

Peruvian purple potatoes are rich in the antioxidant anthocyanin. Their nutty taste and beautiful appearance set them apart from other potatoes. This recipe is just one of many great ways to use these medium-starch potatoes.


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Place the potatoes in a pot, cover with cold water, and season with salt, to taste. Bring to a boil and blanch for 2 minutes. Drain, and cool. In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil, add the onions and garlic and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Sauté the onions until caramelized, about 8-10 minutes. Add the butter and melt. Make layers with the sliced potatoes and onions, and let cool.

Lightly dust a work surface with flour. Unfold the puff pastry sheet and roll into a 14-inch square. Cut into four 7-inch squares. Brush the edges of the pastry squares with the egg mixture. Fold the corners of the pastry squares toward the center over the potato and press to seal. Repeat with the other sheet.

Place the filled pastries seam side down onto a baking sheet. Brush the pastries with the egg mixture. Bake until the pastries are golden brown, about 25 minutes. Let the pastries cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes. 


Calories per serving:

465 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber, Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Vegetarian, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 142g 218%
  • Carbs 236g 79%
  • Saturated 48g 238%
  • Fiber 26g 105%
  • Trans 2g
  • Sugars 19g
  • Monounsaturated 74g
  • Polyunsaturated 13g
  • Protein 37g 73%
  • Cholesterol 308mg 103%
  • Sodium 456mg 19%
  • Calcium 251mg 25%
  • Magnesium 262mg 66%
  • Potassium 4,402mg 126%
  • Iron 12mg 66%
  • Zinc 5mg 30%
  • Phosphorus 794mg 113%
  • Vitamin A 468µg 52%
  • Vitamin C 203mg 338%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 89%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 55%
  • Niacin (B3) 14mg 72%
  • Vitamin B6 3mg 165%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 306µg 76%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 9%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 10mg 51%
  • Vitamin K 70µg 88%
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