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Bacon Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bob Haltom
Added: Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 slices bacon, chopped fine
1 onion, chopped fine
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. cayenne pepper
5 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and sliced thin
3 cups, half & half
1/4 t. baking soda
2 c. shredded cheddar or fontina cheese
3 T. chopped fresh parsley or chives

Directions:
Directions:
1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 425. Cook bacon in Dutch oven over medium heat until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towel-lined plate and pour off all but 1 T. fat. Cook onion in bacon fat until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, salt, and cayenne and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in potatoes , half and half, and baking soda and bring to simmer. Reduce heat heat to medium-low, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are almost tender, about 15 minutes.
2. Off heat, stir in cheese, cooked bacon, and parsley and transfer mixture to 13x9" baking dish. Bake until sauce is bubbling around edges and top is golden brown, about 15 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

This can be made ahead, covered and frozen after step 2. Bring to room temperature before heating.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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