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Potato-Apple "Risotto"

  • ACTIVE: 45 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 10 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4

  1. 2 baking potatoes (1 pound), peeled
  2. 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored
  3. 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  4. 4 garlic cloves, minced
  5. 1 small onion, minced
  6. 1/4 cup dry white wine
  7. 2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  8. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  9. 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Using a mandoline, cut the potatoes and apples into 1/8-inch slices. Stack the slices and cut them into 1/8-inch sticks, then cut the sticks into 1/8-inch cubes.
  2. In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter. Add the garlic and onion and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes. Add the wine and simmer over moderate heat until almost evaporated, about 4 minutes. Add the potatoes, apples and chicken broth and bring to a boil over moderately high heat. Reduce the heat to moderate and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are tender and the liquid has reduced to 1/4 cup, about 25 minutes. Remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper and stir in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter until melted. Stir in the Parmesan and serve right away.