Mashed Idaho Potato Ghost
A fun and easy Halloween-themed side dish.
5 cups mashed Idaho potatoes
Waxed paper, as needed
1/2 cup small black olives
- Create a ghost shape out of wax paper.
- Place ghost template on serving dish or cookie sheet. Working with 5 cups of mashed potatoes, use rubber spatula to mold into ghost shape.
- Using a small paring knife, slice olives to create circular shapes to be used for eyes and mouth.
- To heat ghost, microwave on high for 3 to 5 minutes on a microwavable plate. If using an oven, place potatoes on a cookie sheet and reheat at 350°F (175°C), loosely covered with foil for 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Idaho Potato Commission.