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Hachis Parmentier

Hachis parmentier

Did you know than the Hachis Parmentier recipe has been created by Mister Parmentier himself?

The Hachis Parmentier is cooked minced beef meat that you cover with mashed potatoes and grated cheese (like gruyère). 

Discover below the Hachis Parmentier recipe and try it! 


For 4 people
  • Potatoes (400 gr)
  • Milk (2 tbsp)
  • Cream (2 tbsp)
  • Butter (50gr)
  • Grated cheese (60 gr)
  • Minced beef meat (350 gr)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Parmesan cheese (1tbsp)
  • 2 Onions
  • Garlic (1 clove)
  • Aromatic plants (thyme, laurel, ...)
  • Olive oil
  • Salt, pepper


Prepare the mashed potatoes (Robuchon way)

  • 1. Peel the potatoes, and rinse them in a bowl of water (to extract excess starch)
  • 2. Boil them in a pot of salted water for 20 minutes (until they are soft)
  • 3. Drain them, put it back in the pot and mash them
  • 4. Add the cream, milk and butter, salt and pepper as you like and mix together

Cook the meat

  • 1. Slice the onions and the garlic clove and cook them in a pan with some olive oil
  • 2. Cut the tomatoes and add them in the pan with the aromatic plants (as you like it) once onion and garlic are ready
  • 3. Add the minced beef meat in the pan
  • 4. Once everything is cooked, out of a heat source, add the egg yolk, the parmesan cheese and mix together
  • 5. Add salt and pepper as you like

Build the Hachis Parmentier

Et voilà!

Did you know that you can make the Hachis Parmentier recipe with duck meat? Do you want the recipe? Let me know in the comments!

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