Delicious and Creamy Tuscan Cheese Potato Bake

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Delicious and Creamy Tuscan Cheese Potato Bake
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
80mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 21, 2023

Indulge in a comforting and cheesy Tuscan-style potato bake that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. This dish combines tender potatoes, aromatic herbs, and a rich cheese sauce to create a creamy and flavorful casserole. Serve it as a side dish or a main course for a hearty and comforting meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a baking dish.
  2. In a saucepan, heat the heavy cream and chicken broth over medium heat until it starts to simmer. Remove from heat.
  3. In a bowl, combine the shredded mozzarella cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, dried thyme, dried oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  4. Layer half of the sliced potatoes in the greased baking dish.
  5. Pour half of the cheese and herb mixture over the potatoes.
  6. Repeat the layers with the remaining potatoes and cheese mixture.
  7. Pour the heated cream and broth mixture over the top, ensuring all the potatoes are covered.
  8. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes.
  9. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until the top is golden and bubbly.
  10. Let the potato bake cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Tuscan cuisine is known for its simplicity and use of fresh ingredients.
  • Potatoes are a versatile ingredient that can be prepared in various ways.
  • This dish can be easily customized by adding other ingredients like bacon or spinach.