Boxty is a name given to three different types of Irish potato dishes. This is a recipe for bread.
Recipe for 1,4 kilos
Table of Contents
|800||g||floury potatoes, peeled|
- Preheat the oven to 190°C.
- Cook 500g of the potatoes in water seasoned with salt.
- Drain the cooked potatoes and briefly return to the heat to evaporate any remaining water.
- Mash the potatoes together with the butter until you have a smooth purée.
- Grate the remaining 300g of potatoes using a coarse grater.
- Place the grated potatoes in a cheese cloth and squeeze out the liquid.
- Place the grated potatoes, milk, salt, pepper, and caraway seeds in a mixing bowl and mix in the potato purée.
- Sieve together the flour and the baking powder over the potato mixture and blend to create a soft and smooth dough.
- Briefly knead the dough.
- Separate the dough into four equal pieces.
- Shape the pieces of dough into four round, flat breads with a diameter of about 10cm.
- Place the breads on a baking tray or silicone mat.
- Score a cross into the top of the bread.
- Bake the breads for 40 minutes in a preheated oven.
- Serve immediately.
- Serve with butter as part of a snack.
- Serve as a side dish with soup or an oven dish.
- Variation tip: this bread is a great way for using left-over mashed potatoes. Just ensure that the mashed potatoes do not contain a lot of moisture.