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Burning Love

RG

"Burning Love" is a Norwegian comfort food that serves as a main dish with mashed potatoes, infused with butter, cheese, and then topped with bacon and chives. Burning Love was a traditional dish for poor farmers.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound potatoes
  • 1/2 pound bacon
  • 2 onions
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella or provolone cheese (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chives or parsley


Instructions

  • Peel or scrub potatoes, and boil them for 20-25 minutes in unsalted water or until tender enough to mash.
  • Cut bacon into small cubes.
  • Fry bacon in skillet, and place on platter with paper towel when done.
  • Chop onions, and fry them in the bacon grease.
  • Mash the potatoes with the cheese (if desired), butter, salt and pepper.
  • Serve the mashed potatoes with onions and bacon on top.
  • Sprinkle the dish with chives or parsley before serving.

Serves 4.


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