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Mummified Mashed Idaho Potatoes
This recipe, courtesy of the Idaho Potato Commission, is too cute for words! Your favorite mashed potatoes can be used here instead of instant - leftover ones work expecially well.
4 cups Instant Mashed Idaho Potatoes
Corn husk (fresh or packaged)*
- Peas and carrots for eyes
- Herbs for eyelashes
- Black olive slices for eyebrows
- Corn kernels for ears
- Sliced radishes and olive halves for shoes
- Red, yellow, green bell pepper slices
- Sugar snap peas
- Green beans
After preparing instant mashed potatoes according to box directions, let potatoes cool to touch.
Place opened cornhusk on plate and put on large dollop (approximately 3/4 cup) of potatoes in center of husk. Gently mold potatoes into the oblong shape of a mummy.
Select vegetables to create mummy features and choose approximate location where to place. Carefully press the vegetables into potatoes.
*Note: Corn husks are used to enhance the visual appearance (they are not edible). Mummified Mashed Idaho Potatoes can be prepared without corn husks.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe courtesy the Idaho Potato Commission.
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