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Ocopa arequipeño (Ocopa from Arequipa)
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Ocopa arequipeño (Ocopa from Arequipa)
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:705
Ready in:30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Easy
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:21st January 2013

Arequipa is Peru's second city and this recipe for potatoes with cheese, walnuts and chillies, originates from there. I have made this several times and it is delicious.


Ingredients

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a small frying pan and sauté the onion and garlic over a very low heat until the onion is golden.
  2. Pour the mixture into a blender with the chillies, walnuts, cheese, milk and salt and process until smooth - if the sauce is too thick add milk and oil in equal quantities to thin it down.
  3. Arrange a bed of lettuce leaves on a large, warmed platter and place the potatoes, cut side down, on the lettuce.
  4. Cover the potatoes with the sauce and garnish with the eggs, cut side up, the oilves and the peppers strips.

Variations

To make Ocopa de Camarones, use the above recipe, but reduce the walnuts to 60 g and add 225 g cooked, chopped shrimps or prawns. In addition, garnish the platter with 115 g medium, cooked, peeled prawns.

Chef's notes

Personally, I find that the taste of mild cheese gets lost with the other flavours. As I like strong cheese for cooking, I usually make this with a mixture of grated mature Cheddar and Parmesan.

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