Ring Mold Of Pureed Potatoes
|Frozen potato puree||2 Pound|
|Grated gruyere cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Grated nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Put the frozen potato puree in a casserole.
Cover and micro wave on HIGH for 10 minutes, stirring midway through the cooking time.
Add the grated cheese and two thirds of butter to the puree and stir.
Break the eggs and separate the yolks from the whites.
Add the yolks to the puree.
Add salt and pepper to taste and the grated nutmeg.
Generously butter a small pyrex ring mold (mould) 9 inches (22 cm) in diameter.
Sprinkle with the breadcrumbs.
Add 1 pinch salt to the egg whites and whisk to firm peaks.
Fold carefully into the puree.
Spoon the mixture carefully into the mold (mould) and smooth the surface.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 12' minutes.
Leave to stand for 5 minutes, then turn out .
This puree may be served on its own as an accompaniment to meat or with a cream of mushroom sauce or Madeira sauce.