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    Norwegian Potato Lefse

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    12 hrs 40 mins

    40 mins

    12 hrs

    Galley Wench's Note:

    A traditional holiday bread that looks like a tortilla. It's made with mashed potatoes and is usually filled with cranberry relish or a preserve. I've not yet made this recipe, however it looks very authentic. Found it on allrecipes.com

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Peel and cook potatoes in large pot of water.
    2. 2
      Drain and mash.
    3. 3
      In large bowl combine 8 cups mashed potatoes, cream, butter, salt and sugar.
    4. 4
      Cover potatoes and refrigerate overnight.
    5. 5
      Next Morning:.
    6. 6
      Mix flour into the mash potato mixture.
    7. 7
      Roll the mixture into 2 - 2 1/2 inch (approx.) balls.
    8. 8
      Place on plate and refrigerate to keep cold.
    9. 9
      Taking one ball out of the refrigerator at a time, roll dough on a floured board using a a rolling pin covered with cotton, until very thin (like a tortilla).
    10. 10
      Preheat griddle, iron skillet, or Lefse pan until very hot, reduce heat slightly.
    11. 11
      Cook each piece on the griddle until light brown.
    12. 12
      Remove to kitchen towel, cover to keep warm.
    13. 13
      Stack lefse on each other to keep moist.
    14. 14
      Serve with cranberry relish, preserves, or some like it with just butter with sugar sprinkled on it.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 20, 2007

      45

      I have been looking for a lefsa recipe. I grew up eating lefse and lutefisk every Christmas. Roll it up like a taco and UMMMM. Thank you for posting this.

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    Nutritional Facts for Norwegian Potato Lefse

    Serving Size: 1 (305 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 573.6
     
    Calories from Fat 182
    31%
    Total Fat 20.2 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 12.2 g
    61%
    Cholesterol 58.9 mg
    19%
    Sodium 733.0 mg
    30%
    Total Carbohydrate 86.5 g
    28%
    Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
    19%
    Sugars 4.9 g
    19%
    Protein 10.9 g
    21%

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