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( Garlic Dip )
Vegetarian Recipe

Servings: 4

Credits: Eat Greek Tonight

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Skorthalia Ingredients
Order Quantity Ingredient Alternative Notes
5 Clove Garlic   Crushed 
6 oz Oil ( Olive )    
1-2 Pinch Pepper   To Taste 
1.10 lb Potatoes   Peeled and Boiled 
2-3 Pinch Salt   To Taste 
2-3 Tablespoon Vinegar ( Red Wine )    
Skorthalia Directions
Mash the boiled potatoes into a fine puree.

In a Mortar, grind the garlic with a little salt and a little oil until creamy.

Gradually add the potatoes, oil, vinegar and seasonings, stirring continuously.

Serve cold with fried fish or boiled vegetables.

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