Pumpkin Potatoes Recipe

Pommes de terre a la citronuille

Step 1

The directions for this recipe are very loose; Boil together equal parts of peeled potatoes and pumpkin. When cooked, drain them, add 1 good sized onion, finely chopped and a piece of butter. Mash all till creamy, season to taste and serve with golden sliced of fried salt pork or bacon.

To quote Mme. Benoit, "Grand-mere was a wizard with pumpkin. Her mashed potatoes pumpkin french fried chips were super. It's amazing how most of what we enjoyed in our youth remains a pleasure as we grow older. In the autumn of 1959 I made these on my television show. The amount of mail requesting the recipe was unbelievable!"

Source: _My Grandmother's Kitchen_ by Madame Jehane Benoit

Things You'll Need

  • Pumpkin ; (equal parts of) - peeled
  • Potatoes; peeled
  • 1 Onion; finely chopped
  • Butter
  • Bacon
  • Salt & pepper to taste

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