Make tasty potato peel recipes including a potato recipe for potato peel pie. Here is the basic "how to" for making a potato peel snack:
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Fried Parmesan Potato Peel Recipe:
Preheat your oven to 350°.
In a large saucepan over moderately high heat, heat the canola oil to 360°.
Deep fry the potato peelings in batches, stirring occasionally, until browned and crispy...2 to 3 minutes for each batch.
Use a slotted spoon to transfer each batch of fried potato peels to paper towels to drain. Sprinkle with salt.
Place the fried potato peels to a baking sheet and sprinkle them with grated Parmesan cheese.
Bake for 3 to 4 minutes or just until the Parmesan cheese is melted.
***Dip: In a blender or food processor, puree the sour cream with the chives, salt and pepper until the chives are finely chopped.
Transfer the dip to a bowl and serve with the crispy potato peels.
One of my favorite books in recents years is The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Just because it had "potatoes" in the title, I had to get it...and totally loved it. That took me on a search for an actual potato peel pie recipe and here is what I found:
Potato Peel Pie Recipe:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees and butter a small pie plate.
Combine grated potato peels with egg, onion and flour. Press the mixture into the pie plate and up the sides to form a crust. Bake crust for 20-25 minutes.
While the potato peel crust is baking, cook potatoes, drain and mash. Add your favorite mashed potato flavorings of choice: garlic, onion, milk, butter, salt, etc.
Fill potato peel crust with the mashed potatoes. Lower oven temperature to 375 degrees and bake for 10 minutes or until browned.
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