Potato Torte Recipe

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Potato Torte

Helaine Norman

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@knish

If you want to wow company with a fancy looking side I suggest this one! It tastes as good as it looks.

I like to serve it with something easy like baked salmon or other fish that is quickly made.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6 Tbsp
butter or margarine
6
baking potatoes, peeled or not
1 c
parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 c
thick cream
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 c
gruyere or swiss cheese (no substitutes), grated
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
chives, freeze-dried
1/2 tsp
pepper (white preferred)

Step-By-Step

1Thickly grease with butter or margarine a -Qt. mold or heatproof bowl. Cut potatoes into thin slices.

2Layer potatoes in mold, sprinkling each layer with Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Cover tightly with lid or foil.

Bake at 400 degrees until potatoes are done, about 1 hour.

3Releases from mold pretty easily onto to serving dish. Sprinkle with Gruyere or Swiss cheese.

IMPORTANT: Brown quiky under boiler, but watch VERY carefully, only needs a minute.

Pour cream into center slowly and watch is dribble down sides. Sprinle with the chives.

Looks beautiful!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Kosher