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Skordalia (Garlic Potato)

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Category: Vegetarian, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 2/3 kg Potatoes
  • 90 g Garlic heads
  • 4 Lemons
  • 370 ml Olive oil
  • 6 Black olives
  • 3 Lemon slices
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Pinch of parsley


This makes enough Skordalia for several meals. Skordalia is a tasty side
dish. It can also be used as a relish. Keep it refrigerated.

Boil the unpeeled potatoes in water (salted if required, but not

Crush the garlic into a mixing bowl. Peel the potatoes, and add them to the
bowl whilst they are still hot.

Add a pinch of salt. Mix the garlic and potato mixture to a pulp; using a
food processor or mixer.

Alternately, add the lemon juice and olive oil gradually, until all the
ingredients are blended into a smooth mixture.

Put the mixture into a bowl, garnish with parsley, olives and the slices of


The amount of garlic can be varied according to taste; like this it has a
strong flavour.

Skordalia can be surved as a cold side dish, with vegetables.

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