Potatoes Au Gratin With Crispy Bacon Recipe

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Potatoes Au Gratin with crispy bacon

Eddie Szczerba

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@chefed60

This is a wonderful side to serve with any selection of roasts,steaks,chicken,turkey or ham.If you love potatoes,cheese and bacon,you're going to love this dish!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter, unsalted
4 medium
leek washed and sliced thin
4 clove
garlic minced
2 Tbsp
thyme, leaves fresh & chopped
2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2 1/2 c
heavy cream
2 1/4 c
chicken stock, light
8 oz
gruyere cheese shredded
4 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 lb
bacon, cooked crisp
5 lb
russet potatoes peeled and sliced 1/8 inch thick.
1 c
panko bread crumbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Using a large dutch oven or a large non- stick skillet,melt the butter until it starts to bubble,sauté the leeks and garlic until tender,about 3-4 minutes.
Add the salt,pepper,thyme,sauté for 1 minute.
Add the chicken stock,cream and potatoes,cook for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are just about fork tender.
2
Transfer to a 13 by 9 casserole dish,sprinkle the top with the shredded cheese, crispy crumbled bacon and panko bread crumb, bake for 15-20 minutes or until the edges are bubbling and the top is golden brown.
3
Let the casserole set for 5-6 minutes and then,DIG IN ! Enjoy! :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Side Casseroles
Other Tag: For Kids