Soups & Salads

Polpette of Potato with Avocado, Onion & Cucumber

Prep Time: 45 min  |  Cook Time: 20 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 545
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Polpette of Potato with Avocado, Onion & Cucumber
Prep Time
45 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings
6
Calories
545

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 red onion, cut into thin slivers (1/2 cup)
  • 1-1/2 lbs. russet (baking) potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1-3/4 cups (7 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella - Traditional Cut or Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. plus 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, sliced crosswise
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted, cut into chunks
  • 1 large ripe tomato, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded (4 cups)
Directions
  1. In a medium glass bowl, combine vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper. Stir in onion; let stand for at least 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook potatoes in salted water until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain; return to same pot. Place over low heat and cook several minutes to dry potatoes, shaking pot occasionally. Rice or mash potatoes. Let stand until cool enough to handle. Shape into 12 3-inch patties.
  3. Divide cheese in center of 6 patties; top with remaining potato patties and press edges to seal.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Dust potato patties with flour; cook 5 minutes per side (in batches if necessary) or until golden brown.
  5. Meanwhile, add remaining 1/2 cup olive oil to vinegar-onion mixture; mix well. Add cucumber, avocados and tomato; toss well. Arrange lettuce on six serving plates; top with cucumber mixture. Place a potato patty over each serving; drizzle with any remaining dressing from cucumber mixture.

Serving Size 6

Calories 545

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 41.00g 63%
Sat. Fat 8.90g 47%
Mono Unsat. Fat 26.30g
Poly Unsat. Fat 3.60g
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 340mg 14%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 32%
Sugars 0g
Protein 13g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 22RE
Vitamin C 17mg 33%
Calcium 276mg 26%
Iron 2mg 11%