Mashed Potatoes with Greek Feta and Yogurt
Everyone loves a great mashed potato recipe, the ultimate comfort food. This one, with Greek feta, yogurt and olive oil added to the potatoes, is a wonderful variation. It goes well with all sorts of comfort foods, especially tomato based stews.
medium boiling potatoes
skins left on, washed well
cup/60 ml plus 2 Tbsp./90 ml extra-virgin Greek olive oil
cup/60 ml Greek yogurt
oz/225 g Greek feta cheese
finely chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper
Put the potatoes in a pot of cold salted water to cover. Bring the water to a boil and cook the potatoes until the skins burst and the potatoes are fork-tender. Drain, remove from the pot, cool slightly, and peel.
Put the potatoes in a medium nonreactive bowl and mash with a potato masher, gradually adding the garlic, olive oil, yogurt, milk, and feta and continue mashing until smooth and well blended. Add the parsley and season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.