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Cumin-Scented Mashed Potatoes

Cumin-Scented Mashed Potatoes

Yield: 40, 1⁄2 -cup servings

1 bag Nature’s Own® Potato Pearls
Premium Mashed Potatoes (29.3 oz.)
1 gal. boiling water
3 Tbsps. cumin seeds, toasted, ground
4 Tbsps. cold, salted butter, divided into
1⁄2 Tbsp. pieces *
ground cumin, as needed
3 oz. green onions, finely sliced

  1. Empty bag of Nature’s Own Potato Pearls Premium Mashed Potatoes into large mixing bowl. Combine boiling water and toasted cumin. Pour seasoned boiling water over potatoes; stir to mix well. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Add butter pieces; whisk until smoothly blended and butter is melted. Hold potatoes covered.
  3. Garnish each serving with light dusting of ground cumin and 1 teaspoon sliced green onions.

*Enhanced garnish idea: Prepare seasoned compound butter with salted butter, ground cumin and sliced green onions. Use cold to garnish each serving of potatoes.

Suggested Serving Ideas: Serve potatoes with grilled salmon or pan-seared chicken breast prepared with apricot-jalapeno jam glaze.

Submitted by Basic American Foods

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