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  • 1500 g water
  • 750 g Potatoes, sliced (3 - 5 mm)
  • 3 pinches fine sea salt
  • 25 g butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 150 g onions, quartered
  • 20 g olive oil
  • 200 g bacon lardons
  • 250 g cheese, Reblochon or Pont L'évèque, cut in pieces, including rind (2 cm)
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 150 g single cream
  • 6
    2h 0min
    Preparation 30min
  • 7
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place water in mixing bowl then place Varoma into position. Arrange potatoes in overlapping layers in Varoma dish (see photo) then sprinkle with 2pinches salt and steam 20 min/Varoma/speed 1.5. Gently mix potato slices using spatula before steaming again 10-20 min/Varoma/speed 1.5. Meanwhile preheat oven to 220°C and grease a 1.5 litre ovenproof dish then set aside.
  2. Remove Varoma and set aside. Discard steaming water.
  3. Place onions, butter and oil in mixing bowl then chop 5 sec/speed 5. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula then sauté 5 min/Varoma/speed 1.
  4. Add bacon and sauté 5 min/Varoma//speed 1.
  5. Layer half of the potatoes into ovenproof dish. Scatter over half of the onion and bacon mixture followed by half of the cheese. Lightly season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Repeat layers with remaining ingredients.
  6. Pour cream evenly over dish. Bake for 15 minutes (220°C) until golden then serve immediately.

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For a different flavour, replace bacon with smoked salmon.

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