Gratin of Potatoes, Ham, Eggs & Onions (Julia Child)

Recipe by coconutty
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Adjust oven rack to upper third of oven and preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Cook the onions in the oil and butter over low heat for about 5 minutes, til tender but not browned.
  • Raise heat slightly, stir in ham, and cook a moment longer.
  • Beat eggs in a mixing bowl with garlic, herbs, cheese, cream or milk, and seasonings.
  • Add in the ham and onions; mix.
  • Peel and coarsely grate potatoes. Squeeze the water out of the grated potatoes, a handful at a time.
  • Stir potatoes into egg mixture. Check seasoning. (May be prepared in advance up to this point.).
  • Heat the butter in the baking dish. When it foams, add potato and egg mixture. Place dots of butter on top.
  • Bake 30-40 minutes, or until top is nicely browned. Serve directly from the baking dish or skillet.
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