Indulge in a luxurious side dish that perfectly complements the succulent Filet Mignon. Our Truffle Mashed Potatoes are a velvety and aromatic delight that will elevate your anniversary dinner to new heights. Creamy and buttery mashed potatoes are infused with the earthy and distinctive flavor of truffles, creating a captivating combination that will tantalize your taste buds. Each spoonful is a harmonious balance of silky textures and rich flavors, providing the ideal accompaniment to the tender steak and the bold red wine reduction. Allow this indulgent side dish to enhance your dining experience and add a touch of decadence to your anniversary celebration.
Truffle Mashed Potatoes
- 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 2 teaspoons truffle oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped fresh chives for garnish (optional)
- Place the potato chunks in a large pot and cover them with cold water. Add a pinch of salt to the water.
- Bring the pot to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
- Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot.
- Add the butter, heavy cream, and truffle oil to the pot with the potatoes.
- Mash the potatoes using a potato masher or a handheld mixer until smooth and creamy.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the consistency by adding more cream if desired.
- Transfer the mashed potatoes to a serving dish and garnish with chopped fresh chives, if desired.
- Serve the Truffle Mashed Potatoes alongside the Filet Mignon with Red Wine Reduction for a decadent dining experience.
Tomorrow I will reveal Side Dish Option 2 for this romantic anniversary dinner. Make your favorite or, even better, make them both! Stay tuned…
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