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fried potatoes au gratin

(1 rating)
Recipe by
donna clark
salt lake city, UT

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

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For fried potatoes au gratin

  • 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
  • 3 Tbsp
    unsaltd butter
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make fried potatoes au gratin

  • 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.