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Scalloped Potato Gratin Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
treva jackson
Added: Thursday, August 24, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 spring fresh thyme
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Butter
2 russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/8" thick slices
Salt and Pepper
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375.

Heat cream with a sprig of thyme, chopped garlic and nutmeg.

While cream is heating up, butter a casserole dish. Place a potato in an overlapping pattern and season with salt and pepper. Remove cream from heat, then pour a little over the potatoes. Top with some grated Parmesan. Make 2 more layers. Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes.. For a brown top sprinkle more parmesan on top and broil until cheese browns - about 5 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This receipe easily doubles or triples. May have to cook a little longer.

 

 

 

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