Caramelized Onions and Potatoes Au Gratin
- 3 pounds red potatoes, sliced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 cups thinly sliced onions
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
- 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup minced green onions
- 1/4 cup minced parsley
- 2 cups heavy cream
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Put the potatoes in a large saucepan and add enough water to cover. Add 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Boil until the potatoes are slightly tender. Be careful not to over cook! Drain and set aside.
In non-stick skillet, heat the butter and add the onions. Cook, stirring, until the onions are caramelized. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
In a casserole dish, alternate the potatoes, onions and cheeses, green onions, parsley, salt, pepper in two layers until all are used. Pour the heavy cream over the ingredients is the dish. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 10 minutes. Allow the casserole to cool slightly before serving.
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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