Potato Pepper Jack Gratin

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Potato Pepper Jack Gratin

Serves 12

Nonstick Cooking Spray
3 lbs Idaho Potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced with mandoline
1/2 lb Jalapeno Jack Cheese, shredded
2 2/3 cups Heavy Cream, divided
1 tsp Sea Salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

You’ll Need: Mandoline or food processor, set at thinnest slice possible; 2 qt shallow ovenproof baking dish, large baking sheet

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Spray baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; place baking dish on baking sheet.

Toss potatoes and cheese in large bowl; add 2 cups of cream. Toss gently to combine; add salt and pepper. Transfer potato/cheese mixture to baking dish, pressing down on potato mixture as you build up layers.

Pour reserved 2/3 cup cream over potatoes. Bake uncovered on center rack of oven 30 min. Remove from oven.

Carefully press fork or spatula against top layer to allow liquid to flow over “crust” layer. Replace pan in oven; bake 45-55 min or until potatoes are tender. Remove from oven; let rest 15 min.


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