Potatoes USA

Chef Rich Landau's Yukon Aji Amarillo Mash

Chef Rich Landau's veg-centric dish is the perfect pairing for spicy menu offerings.

This dish created by Chef Rich Landau of Vedge on behalf of Potatoes USA pairs the spice of aji Amarillo with a cool potato paste. It pairs well with spicy seitan, seafood, or meat and can be used in a variety of menu applications.


5 lbs Yukon potatoes, peeled and boiled

1 tbsp nutritional yeast

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

3 tbsp butter

2 tbsp aji Amarillo paste

¼ cup sunflower oil


1. Boil potatoes.   

2. Drain boiled potatoes and return to pot with ¼ cup reserved boiling water. 

3. Mash down with potato masher.

4. In batches, blend in food processor until smooth and airy.  Do not over process. It will become gummy.