Roast Shallot Savoyarde Potatoes

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 

Ideally suited as a signature side, this creamy Idaho® Potato gratin requires just five ingredients and a minimum of prep.


1/2 pound shallots, peeled
1/2 quart heavy cream
2 tablespoon oil
4-5 peeled Idaho® Potatoes, sliced thin (1/8 inch thick)
Butter as needed


1. Caramelize shallots by rubbing with oil and baking in 350ºF oven until tender.

2. Puree with heavy cream. Lay potato slices in baking dish, dot with butter and spoon over some shallot-cream mixture. Repeat until potatoes are used up. Cover with foil and bake at 350ºF one hour. Remove foil and bake 30 minutes longer. Remove foil and bake 30 minutes longer. Remove from oven and let stand 20 minutes.

Source: Paul Zweben, Chef, Restaurant Partner, Rain, BLT Prime, NYC

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