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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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)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Thickly grease with butter or margarine a -Qt. mold or heatproof bowl. Cut potatoes into thin slices.
2
Layer 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.
3
Releases 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