Purple Potatoes Wrapped in Puff Pastry

Purple Potatoes Wrapped in Puff Pastry
Conrad Condado Plaza Hotel

Ingredients

  • 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.

Directions

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. 

Nutrition

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:

23%

Servings:

5
  • Fat 28g 44%
  • Carbs 47g 16%
  • Saturated 10g 48%
  • Fiber 5g 21%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Monounsaturated 15g
  • Polyunsaturated 3g
  • Protein 7g 15%
  • Cholesterol 62mg 21%
  • Sodium 91mg 4%
  • Calcium 50mg 5%
  • Magnesium 52mg 13%
  • Potassium 880mg 25%
  • Iron 2mg 13%
  • Zinc 1mg 6%
  • Phosphorus 159mg 23%
  • Vitamin A 94µg 10%
  • Vitamin C 41mg 68%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 18%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 11%
  • Niacin (B3) 3mg 14%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 33%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 61µg 15%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 2%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 10%
  • Vitamin K 14µg 18%
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