Scalloped Potatoes With Porcini Mushrooms

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 45 mins

Delicious. I make this each family get together, it is a bit time consuming to prepare but so special it's worth it. Note: can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In small saucepan bring stock to boil, add mushrooms. Remove from heat, let stand, covered 45 minutes.
  2. Drain mushrooms, remove stock. Squeeze mushrooms dry then chop.
  3. Meanwhile, generously grease 12 cup (3L) casserole or other shallow dish. Rub dish with cut sides of garlic. Mince garlic then scatter over base of dish.
  4. In very large skillet or shallow saucepan melt 1/3 cup butter over medium-low heat.
  5. Add leeks & rosemary; cook stirring occasionally 20 minutes or until tender. DO NOT BROWN.
  6. Add mushrooms, reserved stock, 3/4 cup of cream, milk, salt & pepper to skillet. Bring to simmer over medium-high heat.
  7. Add potatoes, cook covered over medium-low heat 15 minutes or until they soften; gently stir often to keep potatoes from sticking.
  8. Taste, adjust seasoning.
  9. Spread potato mixture in prepared dish. Drizzle remaining cream over top.
  10. If serving immediately cook, uncovered 45 minutes at 325°F.
  11. Do Ahead Tip: Let cool completely, refrigerate, covered up to 24 hours. Let stand 30 minutes before reheating. When ready to serve cook uncovered 45 minutes at 325°F.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a