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Vanessa Binns' Bacon Wrapped Potato Cake

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Ingredients
  Baking potatoes 1 Kilogram, peeled and thinly sliced
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (Use A Knob)
  Streaky bacon 225 Gram, rinded
  Grated gruyere cheese 75 Gram
  Ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 350 degrees.

MAKING
2) In lightly salted water, simmer the sliced potatoes for about 5 minutes. Drain and reserve.
3) Grease a 23 cm. quiche dish and line it with the bacon. Allow the rashers to overhang the dish-€™s edges.
4) In an even layer, put 1/3rd of the potatoes in the bottom of the dish. Sprinkle with about a third of the cheese and season with black pepper.
5) Repeat the process twice till the ingredients have all been used up.
6) Fold back the bacon that is overhanging to cover the potatoes.
7) Bake in the preheated oven for about 45 minutes, till the potatoes are properly cooked and the bacon is crisp.
8) Turn the preparation onto a dish and grill the bottom to make the bacon crisp.

SERVING
9) Cut the hot bacon-potato cake into wedges and serve right away. A light, green salad can be served on the side. Makes an excellent main course dish, appetizer or even a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Potato
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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