Causa Peruana

4 potatoes (yukon gold or blue)
2 tbsp Aji Amarillo paste (optional)
1 tbsp mayonnaise (optional)
2 boiled eggs (optional)
3 limes, juiced (lemon or orange can be used)
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 onion, chopped
1 avocado
1 cucumber, shredded (as veg option)
2 tomatoes, chopped (as veg option)
parsley, chopped

Cook potatoes and mash them until smooth. Mix with half of lime juice, salt & pepper. Stir aji paste, add it to the potatoes. Slice avocados. Mix tomatoes  & onions with lime juice. Spread potatoes into the bottom of the dish. Layer the filling evenly over the potatoes. Spread the remaining potatoes of the filling. Press down, cover and chill. Garnish with mayonnaise, half of the hard-boiled egg and olives. 

Fillings: chicken or seafood salads (tuna, crab, shrimp, poached or fried fish or seafood, smoked trout).

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