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potato torte

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Helaine Norman
Sunrise, FL

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.

(1 rating)
yield 6 to 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For potato torte

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

How To Make potato torte

  • 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!