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12 medium-sized potatoes
3 packets of İçim Chief Cream
1 flick of nutmeg
1 pinch of salt
1 pinch of freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
Tips for Making Creamy Potatoes
If you cut the potatoes too thin when making creamed potatoes, they will fall apart while cooking in the oven and you will have a messy presentation. If you cut your potatoes into medium-thick slices, we are sure you will be able to make a wonderful presentation.
If you are going to boil the potatoes before putting them in the oven, make sure that they remain alive. Otherwise, they will fall apart while cooking in the oven.
When dipping the potatoes in the cream, make sure to be even and that the cream gets to all the potatoes. In this way, you can feel the soft sauce of the creamy potatoes on your palate with every fork.
The potato you choose is also very important at this stage. If you choose a boiled potato, you will get a better meal. You can also make this recipe with potatoes suitable for frying, but it will be much better with boiled potatoes.
The creamy potato recipe, which is a gift of the French to the culinary culture, owes its main aroma to the nutmeg in it. When you want to do it justice, you should definitely use grated nutmeg.
Creamy Potato Making
Wash, peel and chop the potatoes into 1-2 mm thick chunks using a grater with a crisping knife. Make sure that it is not too thin, otherwise it may fall apart.
Put 4-5 liters of water in a deep pot and when the water starts to boil, put the potatoes in it. Boil for 3 minutes and then immediately drain the potatoes and set aside.
Boil 3 packets of cream in a sauce pan and grate half a teaspoon of nutmeg into it. Add salt and pepper, stir gently and turn off the heat.
Remove the mixture from the stove and add the slightly boiled potatoes.
Mix well and blend with your hands. Remember, potatoes are a very salty vegetable. At this stage, you can check the salt slightly with your tongue and add salt if necessary.
Pour the creamed potatoes into an 18*30 cm baking tray. Sprinkle the grated parmesan cheese on top and place in a preheated 175 degree oven.
Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes until the tops are browned and golden brown.
Do not forget to check frequently as each oven will have a different cooking time.
After removing from the oven, let it rest for a while and serve as you wish. If you need some service tips, read on!
You can make the creamy potato recipe in the oven in a baking dish or in a glass as in our recipe. But you can also present it in different ways. For example, you can make it in a larger baking tray, and after taking it out of the oven, you can cut it with a glass or round mold and serve it in portions.
You can also choose small oven-proof casserole pots for portioned presentations, and after placing the creamy potatoes in them one by one, you can place them in the oven and serve them in that way.
Parsley and spring onions go well with potatoes. You can also garnish it with greens such as finely chopped spring onions, chives, parsley or chervil.
Likewise, cumin and red pepper powder, which are among the spices that go well with potatoes, may be suitable for those looking for a different serving alternative.
Finally, you can bake the creamy baked potato recipe in a clamped oven mold and serve it sliced like quiche.
Other Flavors You Can Make With Creamy Potatoes
You can serve creamy potatoes with almost any dish. Or you can serve it as a main course and make a salad with plenty of greens. On the other hand, creamed potatoes are a great accompaniment to meat and chicken dishes. Moreover, you can make appetizers with the creamy potato, which harmonizes perfectly with fish dishes, and serve it to your guests with warm bread. Let’s take a closer look at the best accompaniments for this creamy baked potato recipe.
For example, creamy baked potatoes go incredibly well with tas kebab. With this duo, your table can turn into a feast table in an instant. Onions roasted with İçim Butter, delicious beef, tomatoes, carrots and İçim Cream for thickening. We’re sure this recipe would be great with creamy potatoes on the side.
A delicious chicken roll, also baked in the oven, goes well with the creamy baked potato. Chicken breasts stuffed with ham and İçim Kashkaval Cheese, pounded and wrapped, can be cooked in the oven in the chicken’s own juices. When you put the creamy potatoes next to this delicious beauty, these two steaming flavors will look great.
So, if you are going to serve creamy baked potatoes as a main course, what kind of salad should you make with it? Spinach salad with feta cheese is ideal for this. Spinach salad with feta cheese is made with crispy fresh spinach and conquers the stomach with its fresh flavor. Served with İçim Feta Cheese on top, this delicious salad will go very well with the creamy potato recipe.
We took a look at all the details and stages of making the French’s gift to us, the creamy baked potato. There is no doubt that you will apply all our suggestions in the best way and add your hand flavor to your meals. Thank you in advance!