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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • large potato, peeled and cut into 1/2 "- 1-inch cubes
  • 2
    large onions, peeled and sliced
  • 4
    tablespoons butter or 4 tablespoons oil
  • 1
    cup grated cheese (Gruyre, Appenzeller, Raclette, or something aged and a bit stinky)
  • 12
    1/2 cup cream or 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 375°F Set a large pot of salted water (approx. 5 liters) to boil.
  • Heat butter/oil over medium-low heat in a frying pan. Add onions and fry them until golden brown.
  • Add penne and potatoes to the salted water. Stir to make sure pasta doesn’t stick together. Cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain penne and potatoes.
  • Combine milk/cream with salt and pepper.
  • In an ovenproof casserole dish, place 1/3 of the penne-potatoes, sprinkle with 1/2 of the grated cheese.
  • Make another layer with 1/3 of the penne-potatoes, sprinkle with the other 1/2 of the grated cheese.
  • Top with the remaining 1/3 of the penne-potatoes.
  • Pour the seasoned milk/cream evenly over the top.
  • Spread the browned onions on top.
  • Bake covered for 10-15 minutes until steaming hot and cheese is melted. Serve with warmed applesauce.
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