Crunchy potato flan




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Crunchy potato flan
  • 18%
    362.2 kcal
  • 27%
    13.62 g
  • 28%
    25.19 g
  • 8%
    22.2 g
  • 0%
    0.385 g

    Preparation time

    0:15 min

    Cooking time

    0:20 min + time for boiling the potatoes




    serves 4 to 6


  • 650 g mashed potatoes
  • 1 egg
  • 30 g Noberasco organic hazelnuts, shelled
  • 30 g Noberasco organic peanuts
  • 30 g sunflower seeds
  • 120 g Auricchio smoked Provolone cheese, thinly cut
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose-flour
  • Filippo Berio extra virgin olive oil
  • Cannamela organic black pepper
  • salt
  • nutmeg
  • Parmareggio Parmigiano Reggiano, grated
  • >> Our wine picks:
  • Tenuta Cà Bolani Friulano Friuli Aquileia DOC Superiore
  • OR: Masseria Altemura Altemura Primitivo di Manduria DOC
  • OR: Feudo Principi di Butera Cabernet Sauvignon Sicilia DOC


  1. Add an egg, pepper and nutmeg to the mashed potatoes and adjust with salt.
  2. Add the cheese and the flour, stirring well with a hand whisk, removing any lumps.
  3. Coarsely chop the sunflower seeds, the hazelnuts and the peanuts.
  4. Oil a baking pan and sprinkle the bottom with half of the chopped mix.
  5. Pour the potato mixture into the pan and level it with a spoon.
  6. Sprinkle the surface with the remaining mix of nuts and seeds, add two spoons of parmesan cheese and a drizzle of olive oil.
  7. Cover the pan with aluminium and cook in a pre-heated oven at 200°C for 15 minutes. Remove the aluminium foil and cook au gratin for 5 minutes.
  8. Allow it to cool down before serving.

This recipe was created by the foodblogger Elena Levati for Noberasco


Chef's tip

You can enrich this dish by adding some herbs too, such as thyme or rosemary.

Serving suggestion

Matches well with all kind of dishes, be it vegetables-, meat- or fish-based. Avoid serving it with pasta or rice. 

Wine selection

Friulano, Cabernet Sauvignon, Primitivo or Barolo.

Family tip

You can let your phantasy run free and choose the nuts you like the most!

Dish history

Who said mashed potatoes are boring? This recipe will show you how to create an incredibly tastyoriginal potato flan! Just add a few fine ingredients like nuts, Provolone cheese, spices.. and the magic is done!