Skordalia, Greek Potato and Garlic Dip
Skordalia is a traditional Greek dip that is bursting with flavor. Made with mashed potatoes, garlic, and olive oil. This creamy and garlicky dip is the perfect accompaniment to vegetables or bread.
It’s an authentic and also delicious recipe that is sure to impress.
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A Little History of Skordalia
The origins of skordalia are somewhat unclear, but it is believed to have been a popular dish in ancient Greece. In Greek mythology, was served at the wedding feast of the god Zeus and the goddess Hera, and it was also served to the winners of the Olympic games.
Skordalia is a staple of Greek cuisine, and it is enjoyed throughout the country. Is often served as part of a meze platter, which is a selection of small dishes served as an appetizer, and it is also served as a side dish with grilled meats or fish.
It is also known for its creamy and garlicky flavor, and it is a popular choice for those who love garlic. It is also a relatively simple dish to make, and it is a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes.
Place the potatoes in a large pot of cold water and bring to a boil over high heat.
Reduce the heat to medium and simmer the potatoes for 15-20 minutes, or until they are tender.
Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot. Add the garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
Using a potato masher or a fork, mash the potatoes until they are smooth and creamy.
Transfer the skordalia to a serving bowl and serve with vegetables or bread.
Enjoy, Good Appetite!