Ingredients

  • pounds potatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons lard
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ½ tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons vinegar

Method

  1. Peel potatoes and cut into ½-inch dice. Cook in cups water with the bay leaf, pepper and salt till potatoes are half done.
  2. Heat the lard. Brown the flour and onion in lard till medium golden in color. Add ½ cup cold water and stir till smooth. Pour into the pot in which potatoes are cooking and cook over very low heat till potatoes are done. Stir every now and then.
  3. In a bowl mix well the sour cream, sugar, parsley, and vinegar to taste. Pour into the potatoes, bring to a boil, and serve.

Variation

Substitute fresh marjoram for the parsley.

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