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Recipe: Mummified Mashed Potatoes
Turn Everyday Potatoes Into A Hit Halloween Food
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Mummified Mashed Potatoes
These cute potato mummies from the Idaho Potato Commission will liven up the plate of any young child—or the young at heart. Recipe yields 4 mummies.
- 1/2 box (4 cups) instant mashed Idaho potatoes (or prepare your own)
- Corn husk* (fresh or packaged)
- Black olive slices for eyebrows
- Corn kernels for ears
- Green onion tops for clothing
- Herbs for eyelashes
- Peas and carrots for eyes
- Rosemary sprigs for cape
- Sliced radishes and olive halves for shoes
*Note: Corn husks are used to enhance the visual appearance;they are not edible. The recipe can be prepared without corn husks.
Additional suggestions to customize your mummy mashed potatoes:
- Green beans
- Red, yellow, green bell pepper slices
- Sugar snap peas
- After preparing mashed potatoes, let potatoes cool.
- Place opened corn husk on plate and place a large dollop of potatoes (approximately 3/4 cup) (approximately 3/4 cup) in center of husk. Gently mold potatoes into the oblong shape of a mummy.
- Select vegetables to create mummy features and clothing; carefully press the vegetables into potatoes. Serve immediately.
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