Potato and Greens Torta Recipe

Looking for an easy Potato and Greens Torta recipe? Learn how to make Potato and Greens Torta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by df3217

Makes 2 servings



A potato ricer gives the torta the most desirable texture; they're inexpensive (as little as $10) and produce the creamiest mashed potatoes.

Recipe Ingredients for Potato and Greens Torta

1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes
3 teaspoons fine sea salt, divided
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 garlic cloves, minced
1 cups romaine lettuce
1 cups fresh spinach leaves
2 ounces skim milk
1/4 cup (1 ounces) shredded fontina cheese
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 Cooking spray
1 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs
3/10 ounce grated fresh pecorino Romano cheese

Recipe Directions for Potato and Greens Torta

  1. Preheat oven to 375.

  2. Place potatoes and 1 tablespoon salt in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool slightly. Peel potatoes; discard peels. Press cooked potatoes through a ricer into a large bowl.

  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in romaine, spinach, and arugula; cook 1 minute or until greens wilt, tossing frequently. Remove greens from pan; finely chop.

  4. Add greens, milk, fontina, eggs, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt to potatoes; stir well to combine. Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray; dust with breadcrumbs. Add potato mixture to prepared dish. Bake at 375 for 25 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle with pecorino. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Categories

Potatoes, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 241.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
265
Calories from Fat
97
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.8g
17%
Saturated Fat
4.6g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
126mg
42%
Sodium
3065mg
128%
Potassium
832mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
30.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
13.0g
Vitamin A 38% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 21% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Very high in sodium
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