Side Dish

Brown Butter and Thyme Potato Cake

  • Ready Time: 75min
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  • Potato Type: Yellow
  • Serves: 6
    Prep Method: Baked
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Description

Recipe by: Dan George

Brown butter and a balsamic glaze merge perfectly in this a tasty treat for flavor that won’t disappoint. This layered potato cake is an instant winner for a dinner side or packed up for lunch on the go.

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs. yukon gold potatoes
  • 6 Tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • ¼ cup balsamic glaze
  • 1½ Tablespoons salt
  • 1½ teaspoons fresh ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 °F.
  2. Peel the potatoes then slice on a mandoline into ⅛” slices.
  3. Pour 3 Tablespoons of the melted butter in a 10″ cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  4. Start layering the potatoes into concentric circles in the skillet until you have a couple of layers down. Then sprinkle in some salt, pepper and 1 Tablespoon of the fresh thyme.
  5. Working quickly, add in another couple layers of potatoes, more salt and pepper and thyme and now a drizzle of the balsamic glaze.
  6. Repeat with the potatoes, salt, pepper and thyme, then when you get about halfway down pour in the 3 Tablespoons of melted butter.
  7. Repeat with the remaining potatoes, glaze, salt, pepper and thyme until you’re done.
  8. Press down firmly with an 8″ dinner plate or cake pan and then transfer the skillet to the oven for 30 minutes.
  9. Carefully remove the skillet to the oven and press down once again with the cake pan.
  10. Return to the stove and cook another 25 minutes.
  11. After the torte has cooled slightly, run a knife around the edges of the skillet and then flip out onto a large plate and cut into wedges.

Nutrition

Calories350
Fat12g
Sodium690mg
Cholesterol30
Vitamin C35%
Carbohydrates56g
Fiber7g
Protein6g
Potassium1290mg
Sugar2g

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