Vegetable Truffle Purée

Trufa Purée

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 30 min. [PT30M]

Cook Time: 40 min. [PT40M]


1 leek
1/2 medium onion
7 oz green beans
2 medium carrots
4 large potatoes
1 - 1/2 oz thinly sliced truffles (Tuber melanosporum)
Salt and pepper to taste


Chop vegetables and boil in about 2 quarts of water with salt and pepper for about 30 minutes. Purée to fine consistency.

Meanwhile, keep the sliced truffles in their juice from the can, and add a jigger of Madeira or Oporto wine (optional).

Serve very hot, adding the truffle slices decoratively. Sprinkle some of the truffle juice over the purée.

Dice size cubes of fried bread can also be added for decoration.

Courtesy of Restaurante Europa -- Pamplona
Recipe courtesy of Spain GourmeTour magazine.

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