Delicious Creamy Potato Bake

Not only does a potato bake go well with a roast, it also makes a killer side dish to a summer BBQ. This recipe calls for a layer of caramelised onions and heaps of Parmesan. Scrumptious!


  • 30ml olive oil
  • 2 onions, cut into thin rounds
  • 30ml balsamic vinegar
  • 30ml brown sugar
  • 6 large potatoes, peeled and cut into thin slices
  • 4 salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 500 ml cream
  • 250ml Parmesan
Oven temperature: 220°C
1. Preheat the oven. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and sauté the onions over a medium heat until soft and glossy. Add the balsamic vinegar and brown sugar and stir-fry for 5 minutes or until the onions begin to caramelise.2. Arrange a layer of potato slices in a greased, ovenproof dish (approximately 32 x 21cm), season with salt and black pepper and arrange a layer of caramelised onions on top. Repeat the layers with the remaining potatoes and onions and end with a layer of potato slices. Pour the cream over, sprinkle the Parmesan on top and bake for 30-45 minutes or until golden brown and cooked. Cut into portions and serve.

potato bake

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