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Mashed Potatoes with Garlic Scapes (return to top)
- 2 1/2 lbs. potatoes, peeled and cut into 1" pieces.
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 1-2 Tbsp, olive oil
- 1/4 cup finely chopped scapes
- 1/4 cup hot milk (or more)
Cook potatoes until very tender. Drain and return to pot. Over medium high heat, melt butter with olive oil in a small skillet. Add scapes and saute about 5 minutes. Add to potatoes and mash. Gradually add milk while stirring. Season with salt and pepper.
Chicken With Garlic Scapes & Capers (return to top)
- 2 whole skinless boneless chicken breasts, halved
- 2 Tbsp. Unsalted butter
- 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
- 4 Tbsp. dry white wine
- 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 4 chopped garlic scapes
- 1 Tbsp. drained capers
Between sheets of plastic wrap slightly flatten chicken. In a large heavy skillet heat 1 Tbsp. of butter and the oil over medium high heat. Saute until cooked through. Season with salt & pepper. Transfer chicken to a platter and keep warm. Pour off fat from skillet and add the remaining butter, the wine, lemon juice, scapes and bring mixture to a boil. Stir in capers and salt & pepper to taste. Spoon sauce over chicken. Serves 4.