Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
Added by tastetester | Tue 13 Oct 2009 @ 15:46
Creamy, delicious scalloped potatoes are all an all time dinner favorite. Layers of potato interspersed with cheese and cream make this a truly delicious bake. Try this recipe to make this cheese and potato gratin in no time at all.
1 tablespoon butter
1 ¼ lbs• russet potatoes
½ medium onion, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
½ tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
½ cup chicken broth
½ cup heavy cream
1 bay leaf
2 oz• grated cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Peel and slice the potatoes into thick slices.
Preheat the oven to 425 deg. F. Heat a large iron skillet over a moderate heat and melt the butter. Add in the onion and cook till soft. Next add in the garlic and thyme and cook for a few seconds. Add in the potatoes, chicken broth, cream, and bay leaf. Season to taste. Bring to the boil. Cover the pan and cook over a gentle heat for another 10 minutes.
Sprinkle the cheese on top and place the iron skillet in the oven. Cook till the cheese is bubbling and slightly browned. Take out of the oven and check for seasoning.
While slicing the potatoes, keep the slices about 1/8 of an inch thick so that they get cooked thoroughly.