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Pommes de Terre a la Provencale

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  Garlic cloves 1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm), unpeeled
  Bouquet garni 1
  Water 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Potatoes 8 , thickly sliced
  Tomatoes 4 Large, skinned, seeded and sliced
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon (To Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Place the garlic, bouquet garni and water in a pan and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
Cool, remove both from the pan, discard the bouquet garni and peel the garlic.
Pound the garlic in a mortar with the water from the pan until smooth.
Spoon half the garlic residue into a small ovenproof dish.
Arrange the potatoes and tomatoes in layers on top and season well with salt and pepper.
Spoon over the remaining garlic residue.
Cover and cook in a preheated moderate oven, 180°C (350°F), Gas Mark 4, for 1 to 1 1/4 hours, until the potatoes are tender.
Serve garnished with parsley.

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Cook Time: 
110 Minutes

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Pommes De Terre A La Provencale Recipe