Dishes

Parmentier with two potatoes


A true culinary institution, the Minced Parmentier of potatoes with meat is a treat.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 600 g of leftover meat
  • 20 cl meat cooking juice (if there is no veal stock)
  • 3 onions roses
  • 6 shallots
  • 95 g semi-salted butter
  • 500 g Vitelotte potatoes 
  • 800 g potatoes Charlotte
  • 1 tsp. breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp. ground hazelnuts
  • 2 squares of dark chocolate
  • Fleur de sel, freshly ground pepper

Parmentier recipe with two potatoes

- Peel and wash the two varieties of potatoes.

- Cook them separately in two saucepans of salted water (for about 20 to 25 minutes)

- In a frying pan, melt 25 g of butter and brown the chopped onions and shallots.

- After 5 minutes, add the shredded meat. Mix and set aside.

- Drain the potatoes and, using a fork, mash the vitelotte potatoes with 25 g of melted butter.

- Repeat the operation with the Charlotte potatoes and 25 g of melted butter.

- Season the two potato salad bowls with fleur de sel and pepper.

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (th.6)

- Wet the meat, onions and shallots with the cooking juices from the meat (or veal stock).

- Add 2 squares of dark chocolate, and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Adjust seasoning.

- Pour the meat into a previously buttered dish, distribute it well in the dish, pack and place a layer of Vitelotte mashed potatoes, then the Charlotte potatoes.

- Sprinkle with the breadcrumbs mixture, and sprinkle with 20 g of butter.

Bake for 30 minutes.

Find out more about shepherd's pie

- The “shepherd's pie” owes its name to Antoine Augustin Parmentier, a French pharmacist, agronomist, nutritionist and hygienist, who discovered the potato and its important medicinal virtues (intestinal transit, blood circulation, etc.) after a stay on the land Irish.

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: S. Thommeret

Video: French Hachis Parmentier w. Pulled Pork! Twisted Shepherds Pie! (October 2020).