Kylie and Michelle’s Potato Bake

May 19, 2016

When I was in Hawaii with my two sisters last month (apologies for the not-so-subtle skite!), I watched closely when they cooked up a storm for the Aussies who were all vacationing together. Their potato bake is legendary among our family members and I really wanted to make it for Alan’s birthday celebration last weekend.

One problem. Australia was still asleep, so I couldn’t call the girls for the recipe. This is what I remember:

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  • Drizzle olive oil on the bottom of a large casserole dish
  • Slice potatoes (Russet) and sweet potatoes in 1/8″ thick slices
  • Place a layer of potatoes, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Then add a layer of sweet potato
  • Grate parmesan cheese over the top and drizzle with heavy whipping cream
  • Repeat the last two steps
  • Drizzle with more cream (turn the calorie counting app off at this point!) until it reaches to no more than halfway to the top of the        potato layers
  • Bake in the oven one hour or until potato is tender and the top is golden and bubbling.

This delicious side dish was a big hit with our L.A. friends and will be a regular addition when we get together for family style meals from now on!

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