Best Skordalia

Best Skordalia


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About this recipe: Freshly mashed potatoes are blended with garlic, vinegar, olive oil and salt to make this traditional Greek garlic spread. Serve as a side dish or with pitta bread.


Serves: 8 

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
  • 5 tablespoons vinegar
  • 350ml olive oil
  • salt to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with lightly salted water. Bring to the boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until very tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and return to the saucepan.
  2. Mash together the potatoes, garlic, vinegar and olive oil with a potato masher or a large fork. Continue mixing until all ingredients are well blended. Season with salt to taste. This sauce can be served chilled or at room temperature.

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Altered ingredient amounts. Substitute breadcrumbs for potatoes for an alternative - 17 May 2011

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