Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Scalloped Potato Bake

 

This recipe does not include flour so it is gluten free.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tablespoons butter plus enough to butter the casserole dish
  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/8-inch thick slices
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup grated white cheddar cheese

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Carmelize diced onion in 2 tablespoons of melted butter in a saute pan.
In a saucepan, heat up the cream with a sprig of thyme and chopped garlic.
While cream is heating up, butter a casserole dish. Place a layer of potato in an overlapping pattern and season with salt and pepper, sprinkle some of the carmelized onion on top. Remove cream from heat, then pour a little over the 1st layer of potatoes. Top with some grated cheddar. Repeat this for 2 more layers. Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes. At this point if you desire you can top the baked scalloped potatoes with a little more cheese and broil until the cheese browns.
Since this recipe used heavy cream instead of making a white sauce this dish is gluten free.


19 comments:

  1. You can definitely call this dish Comfort Food.

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  2. I'm agrre with Granny Annie above: this is a perfect comfort food!!! Hugs and blessings, Flavia

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  3. I'd like a serving of those potatoes right now, please. Ellen, you're a girl with great recipes!

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  4. Perfect timing! I have to do a potato dish for a meeting on Thursday night! So thanks! I love your site!

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  5. Oh, pass the casserole dish...yum.
    Beckie in Brentwood, TN

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  6. Yum...needed a potato dish to go with my pork loin for tonite...this is it:)

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  7. yum! I'm making this with a pot of tomato soup for dinner!

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  8. Oh, so good! For a different flavour option, try adding a bit of rosemary and parmesan to this.

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  9. Sounds like my kind of comfort food...definitely will make!

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  10. I'll add this to my recipes for family gatherings! Keep the gluten free ones coming - they are certainly appreciated!

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  11. These are the foods I'm craving right now. Must be getting close to winter.

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  12. Are heavy cream and whipping cream the same thing? If not, is heavy cream sold as heavy cream?

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  13. Dochri,
    It's also called heavy whipping cream.

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  14. Love your recipes. I check daily! I was wondering if you have the nutritional information for your recipes in the book?/and if so, would you possibly post the info with the recipes?

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  15. Yum! This is the first recipe I've seen that actually calls for white cheddar cheese. I fell in love with Tillamook cheese after tasting their white cheddar; it's awesome.

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  16. I've never tried thyme in my scalloped potatoes...great idea!!

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  17. I made these for my husband's birthday tonight and the mild curdled. Any ideas on why?

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  18. I have to try this. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  19. Fabulous! Thank you so much. :)

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