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Lemon-Basil Potato Puff

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“I found this recipe in a Better Homes & Gardens magazine submitted by Kelly Thornberry,it was a $200.00 prize winner.”
1hr 20mins
1 1/2 qt casserole

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook potatoes in a covered saucepan in boiling water 20-25 mins.
  2. or until tender.
  3. Mash& set aside.
  4. In a bowl combine breadcrumbs, margarine,& parsley.
  5. Press mixture onto the bottom and up the sides of a lightly greased 1 1/2 qt.
  6. casserole dish.
  7. In a bowl combine egg yolks,basil, lemon peel& juice,salt& ground white pepper,stir in milk& 1 cup of the cheese.
  8. Stir this milk mixture into mashed potatoes.
  9. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form,fold into potato mixture.
  10. Transfer to prepared casserole and top with remaining cheese.
  11. Bake, uncovered at 350 for 45 mins.
  12. or until knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  13. Garnish with fresh snipped parsley.
  14. Makes 8-10 servings.

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