Creamy Baked Potatoes

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Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with our creamy baked potatoes recipe. Discover the perfect blend of fluffy potatoes, rich creaminess, and savory toppings, baked to perfection. A mouthwatering delight for any occasion, sure to satisfy even the most discerning palates. Get ready to elevate your potato game with this irresistible dish!

Creamy Baked Potatoes

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 7 potatoes
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp Corn starch/flour
  • 3 bacon grillers or 1 cup bacon bits

Spices

  • Salt n’ pepper
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Mixed spice
  • 1 tsp Chilli flakes

Instructions
 

  •  Preheat Oven to 180 Degrees Celcius, baking option (Both elements open)
  • Preheat Oven to 180 Degrees Celcius, baking option (Both elements open)
  • In a medium sized pot, add warm water halfway, and add the potatoes. Boil for 7-10 minutes.
  • Drain the water, add cold water and a tray of ice to give the potatoes an ice bath for about 10 minutes until cooled.
  • Using a dry cloth, pat dry the potatoes, and using a peeler, peel the skin off.
  • Using a sharp knife, slice the potatoes into very thin slices, the thinnest possible size.
  • Layer the Slices into an oven safe casserole dish or deep pan and set aside.
  • The white sauce:
    - In a saucepan, add butter, garlic, and onions and place over medium heat.
    - Mix using a wooden/silicone spoon until as the mixture fry for 1 minute
    - Add all spices and mix together until combined ( the mixture should have some color and some aroma from the spices ) for another minute
    -  Add the chicken stock and cornstarch and mix swiftly
    -Pour in the milk and cream together, stir, and lower the heat to Low.
    - Taste and add some salt n’ pepper to taste
    - Close pan and let the sauce simmer for 3-4 minutes, then remove from stove.
  • Cut bacon grillers into small pieces and drizzle over the layered potato slices in the casserole dish.
  • Pour all the white sauce over the Potatoes, and drizzle chopped chives on top
  • Pour the remainder of fresh cream on top and add some cheese if you wish.
  • Bake in the oven for 30 minutes, and serve with any protein, or enjoy as it is.

Notes

  • If this is a Lactose free dish, remove the cheese, and use Lactose free milk and cream.
  • Spice this up with a variety of fresh herbs for extra flavour.
  • For vegetarian option, replace the grillers with Broccoli or Mushrooms
Keyword Quick & Easy, Quick Meal, Starch

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