2000s Recipes + Menus

Potato Casserole

Serves4 to 6
  • Active Time:15 min
  • Start to Finish:1 1/4 hr
Potatoes aren't a backbone starch in the South, but they're one vegetable, notes Miss Lewis, that is good in all seasons.
January 2008
  • RECIPE ADAPTED FROM IN PURSUIT OF FLAVOR BY EDNA LEWIS.
  • 2 lb boiling potatoes
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • Equipment:

    an adjustable-blade slicer
  • Preheat oven to 425F with rack in middle.
  • Peel potatoes and thinly slice (about 1/16 inch thick), then toss with butter, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Spread evenly in a 2-quart shallow baking dish and add broth. Cover tightly with foil and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake until top is well-browned and most of stock is absorbed, 30 to 35 minutes more.
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