My Favorite Basic Potato Kugel (Baked)

Recipe by CookPrincess
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 500 F, 475 if using a.
  • Crack eggs into small bowl and mix well with salt and white pepper. Pour into food processor bowl.
  • Pour oil into a 9" round baking pan (disposable is fine). Place pan in oven.
  • Working very quickly to prevent potatoes from browning (and oil from burning), peel, wash, and grate potatoes on high speed using a grating blade, not a shredding, pureeing, or blending blade. (This is typically a blade that has both very tiny and larger holes in it and makes the potatoes into a "mush" that is not smooth but has very tiny bits of potato, though not big lumps or long stringy shreds.).
  • Remove pan with oil from oven, and pour oil into potato mixture. Mix well with rubber scaper to scrape down sides of bowl.
  • Spray pan with nonstick cooking spray, pour in batter, and bake for 45-60 min or until top is dark and crusty with a deep brown color.
  • Note: For a really white kugel, I recommend you refrigerate the potatoes for several hours or overnight. The colder they are, the longer it takes for them to turn brown, which would give your kugel a darker color. I put the potatoes in the fridge as soon as I buy them, and if I don't take them out until every other step is done and I'm ready to peel and grate them immediately, I get a lovely-looking kugel that is almost snow white!
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