Ultimate Potato Gratin

Recipe by Smilyn
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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Finely shred cabbage and cut bacon into 1/2-inch chunks.
  • Place a small skillet over medium-low heat and fry bacon until crispy.
  • Remove from pan with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  • Set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon butter to bacon fat in frying pan.
  • When it has melted, add 1/2 the garlic and let soften.
  • Add cabbage and coat it with the butter, let it wilt.
  • Add the bacon and season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove from heat and add most of the chives, leaving some for garnish.
  • Generously butter the bottom and sides of an ovenproof casserole dish (13 x 9).
  • In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, 1 1/2 cups cream, 1 cup parmesan and remaining garlic.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Using your hands, place a layer of potatoes in the greased casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan and repeat with 2 more layers of potatoes.
  • Spoon the cabbage mixture on top and spread it out evenly over the potatoes.
  • Top it off with 2 more layers of potato and parmesan.
  • Pour the remaining 1 cup cream over the dish.
  • Sprinkle with remaining parmesan.
  • Cover dish with foil and bake for 1 hour, then bake uncovered for another 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let sit for 10 minutes and garnish with remaining fresh chives before serving.
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