Thyme Potatoes Au Gratin

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Thyme Potatoes au Gratin
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
40 mins
Bake Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 3 cup whipping cream

  • 1 large clove garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 4 pound red potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 4 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • Shaved Parmesan, Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, dried tomato slices (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium saucepan combine cream and garlic; bring to simmer over medium heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes, do not boil. Remove from heat.

  2. Generously butter 3- to 3-1/2-quart baking dish. Layer one-third potato slices. In small bowl combine grated cheese, thyme, 1 teaspoon salt, nutmeg and pepper. Sprinkle one-third cheese mixture; pour one-third hot cream. Repeat layers twice. Cover with foil.

  3. Bake 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours until potatoes are almost tender and liquid mostly absorbed. Uncover; bake 20 to 30 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and potatoes are browned and moist. If dish is broiler-safe, broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until top is crisp and brown. Let stand 10 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

Tips

Prepare through step 2. Cover and chill up to 2 days before baking. Remove from refrigerator and let stand 20 minutes at room temperature. Preheat oven to 350°F. Continue as directed. (You may notice some darkening on the edges of the potatoes when you remove the casserole from the refrigerator. This is to be expected as the raw potatoes are exposed to the air. This is not harmful and does not impact the taste of the potatoes.)

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

382 Calories
27g Fat
29g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 382
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 384mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 23.6mg 118%
Calcium 161.5mg 12%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 698mg 15%
Folate, total 24.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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