Classic cheesy potato bake recipe

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serves: 4
Cost: cheap
Cooking: 30 min
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  • Want to put a smile on everyone’s faces in less than half an hour? This classic comfort food is very easy to make


    • 1 onion, sliced
    • 800g potatoes
    • 2 x 80g packs sliced salami, chopped
    • 100g (4oz) Gruyère cheese, grated, plus extra for sprinkling
    • 150g (5oz) soft cheese (eg Brie)
    • 142ml carton single cream


    • Preheat the oven to 220°C (425°F, gas mark 7). Peel and thickly slice the potatoes and parboil in salted water for 5 mins until tender.

    • Meanwhile, gently fry the onion in a little oil and add the salami to warm through. Layer the potatoes with the onion, salami and cheeses in an ovenproof dish, seasoning each layer.

    • Pour over the cream, scatter over the extra Gruyère and bake in the oven for 15-20 mins until golden. Serve with a green salad or green beans.

    Top tip for making Classic cheesy potato bake

    Give this bake a kick by adding 2tsp wholegrain mustard.

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