Fried Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe

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Fried Potatoes au Gratin

donna clark

By
@donnacl

This is a nice one dish vegetable dish that is filling and easy to make. Everyone will want more.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 Tbsp
unsaltd butter or more
2 Tbsp
olive oil or more
6
medium-size potatoes, peeled, and cut into 1/4 inch thick slices
salt and black pepper to taste
1 1/2 c
medium-thick cream sauce ( see below )
2 Tbsp
tomato puree
2
medium-size ripe, frim tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped, drain in a sieve for 1/2 hour.
1/4 c
fine bread crumbs
1/4 c
grated asiago or parmesan cheese

CREAM SAUCE

3 Tbsp
unsaltd butter
3 Tbsp
flour
1 c
milk
1/2 c
cream
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large frying pan , heat 2 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Fry the potatoes, one layer at a time, until tender and golden brown on both sides. Add more butter and oil as needed. Drain on paper towels.
2
Arrange the potatoes in two or three layers in a large, shallow baking dish and sprinkle each layer with salt and pepper.
3
Combine the cream sauce with the tomato puree and the drained tomatoes, and spoon over the top layer of potatoes. Sprinkle with bread crumbs, then with cheese. Dot with butter. Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 25 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
4
CREAM SAUCE-In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Stir in the flour and cook , stirring into a smooth paste. Gradually add the milk and cook, stirring, until the sauce thickens. Add the cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg, and cook into a medium-thick sauce.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy