The most amazing combination of layers of thinly-sliced potatoes sandwiched with shredded gruyere cheese, wrapped in bacon, and slowly roasted in the oven!


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Serves 8

You will need:
11/2 pounds bacon, sliced (but not too thinly)
3 large russet potatoes, thinly sliced
salt and pepper
2 cups grated gruyere cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 370ºF.
  2. Layer the bacon like a fan in a cast-iron skillet.
  3. Add a layer of potatoes, season with salt and pepper, and add a third of the cheese.
  4. Continue with two more layers.
  5. Fold the bacon over the cheese layer and bake for about 11/2 hours.
  6. With a small, sharp knife, test for doneness all the way through
  7. Let dish sit 15 minutes before cutting into wedges.

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The most amazing combination of layers of thinly-sliced potatoes sandwiched with shredded gruyere cheese, wrapped in bacon, and slowly roasted in the oven!
Photography by Paul "Sweet Paul" Lowe

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