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Crispy Potato Galette Recipe

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Added: Friday, September 2, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 russet potatoes, peeled
3 T. vegetable oil
coarse ground salt and pepper
2 1/2 oz. chilled soft herb cheese, such as Boursin, crumbled
3 green onions, white and green parts chopped separately

Directions:
Directions:
1. Line large bowl with kitchen towel. Coarsely grate potatoes into towel. Enclose potatoes and squeeze out as much moisture as possible.
2. Heat 1 1/2 T. oil in non stick skillet over medium heat. Using metal spatula, press half of potatoes over bottom of skillet in even layer. Sprinkle with coarse salt and pepper.
3. Leaving 1/2 inch border, sprinkle cheese and white part of onion over potatoes. Press remaining potatoes over filling in even layer.
4. Cook until crisp and golden on the bottom, pressing occasionally with spatula, about 10 minutes.
5. Place rimless baking sheet over skillet and invert galette onto sheet.
6. Add 1 1/2 T. oil to same skillet. Slide galette, brown side up, into skillet. Cook until crisp and golden on second side, about 10 minutes longer. Can be made ahead and reheated on baking sheet for 15 minutes in 350 degree oven.
7. Tranfer to platter. Cut into 8 wedges and top with green onions. Serves 4.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Definitely a "bistro" type dish. Can be made without cheese.

 

 

 

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