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Peruvian Causa, Spicy Mashed Potatoes
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Peruvian Causa


  • 3 lbs peeled and chopped yellow potatoes
  • 1-3 teaspoon aji amarillo add slowly and to taste
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • salt
  • 2 cups filling of choice
  • mayonnaise
  • hard boiled eggs optional decoration


  • Boil potatoes in salted water until a fork inserts easily.
  • Mash potatoes aji, oil, and lime juice together until smooth.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Layer in a pyrex dish or mini pans with potato, filling and more potato.
  • Decorate with mayo and hard boiled egg.