Jalapeno Potatoes

Recipe by Acerast
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the potatoes in a large pot and cover with water by at least 1 inch.
  • Add the salt.
  • Cook the potatoes over moderate heat until they are tender (about 25 minutes).
  • Drain the potatoes, allow to cool.
  • When potatoes have cooled enough to handle, slice them very thin.
  • Preaheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a large baking dish (9x13).
  • Warm the butter and oil in a sacuepan over medium heat.
  • When the butter has melted, add the bell pepper, onions and garlic, and saute them until they are softened.
  • Stir in the pimientos, the jalapenos, and the jalapeno liquid.
  • Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables; mix it in well.
  • Pour the milk in gradually, stirring to avoid lumps.
  • Simmer briefly until the mixture is thickened.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, add the grated cheese, mix well.
  • Alternate layers of potatoes and sauce in the baking dish, ending with some of the sauce.
  • Cover the dish tightly, and bake for 50-60 minutes, until the potatoes are soft and much of the sauce has been absorbed.
  • Serve the potates hot.
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