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Potatoes Nicoise

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Ingredients
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Potatoes 1 Pound
  Tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Red onions 1 Pound
  Dried tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Cheddar cheese/Gruyere cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400F.
2. Rub inside of 12-by-8-inch casserole with cut clove of garlic.
3. Pare potatoes and slice 1/4-inch thick.
4. Scald tomatoes in boiling water peel skin and slice them 1/2 inch thick.
5. Slice onions as thinly as possible.

MAKING
6. In small bowl, mix well combining tarragon, basil and parsley.
7. In prepared casserole, layer potato, then onion, then tomato and repeat layering, ending with tomato.
8. Sprinkle each layer of potato with herbs, salt and nutmeg.
9. Sprinkle each layer of tomato with salt and dot top with butter.
10. Bake covered for 45 minutes until potatoes are fork-tender.
11. Sprinkle top with cheese and bake, uncovered, 5 minutes, to brown top slightly.

SERVING
12. Serve with garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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