Saturday, February 27, 2010
40 Meatless Meals: Potato Gratin
Adapted from Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking"
2 T olive oil
2 T butter
1/2 cup minced onion
4 T milk
4 T minced fresh herbs
2/3 c grated cheese
salt and pepper
Preheat the oven to 375. Grease pie dish with olive oil.
Melt butter in skillet. Sautee onions about 5 minutes, until translucent. Remove from heat. Set pie dish in oven to preheat.
Beat eggs; fold in milk, herbs, cheese, and salt and pepper. Stir in onions, using a spatula to transfer all the butter.
Peel and grate potatoes. Press all the liquid out. Mix potatoes into egg mixture.
Pour egg mixture into preheated pie dish. Bake 40 minutes, or until set. Serve with a green salad or other vegetable.