Goat Cheese Torte With Parmesan Crust
- 1 large rutabaga - (abt 1 lb)
- 3 large baking potatoes peeled
- Salt to taste
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 egg
- 2/3 cup soft goat cheese
- Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons butter softened
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, preferably
Cut rutabaga and potatoes into 1-inch chunks. Cook rutabaga and potatoes in boiling salted water until tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Drain well.
Put rutabaga, potatoes, garlic, egg, goat cheese, 3/4 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste in food processor and pulse until mixed. Or put rutabaga and potatoes through ricer and stir in garlic, egg, goat cheese, salt and pepper to taste until smooth.
Grease 5-cup shallow baking dish with butter. Coat dish with 1/3 cup Parmesan, tilting to distribute cheese evenly. Transfer potato mixture to dish, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan. Torte may be made a day ahead and refrigerated, covered. Let come to room temperature before baking.
Bake at 400 degrees until well-browned, about 40 minutes. Let rest 15 minutes before serving. Cut into wedges.
This recipe yields 6 servings.
Each serving: 181 calories; 548 mg sodium; 56 mg cholesterol; 9 grams fat; 17 grams carbohydrates; 8 grams protein; 1.08 grams fiber