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Irish Potato Casserole Recipe

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Irish Potato Casserole Recipe
Serves: 6
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A major impact on the Irish diet was the discovery of the New World which was in the 17th century. In terms of human food supply, this had explosive effect due to the introduction to this country of new and exotic food crops, one of which was the potato. In Irish diet, potato was the most important vegetable crop; it ranks fourth behind rice, wheat, and maize. During the past three hundred years, the legendary potato has been the most popular vegetable in Ireland. That is why the traditional Irish cuisine could never get rid of potato on their main ingredient. Now, this time-honored Irish potato casserole dish has been a part of Ireland itself because of its extremely luscious taste and exquisite blend of flavors you just can’t help but want more!
  • 2 cups peeled and shredded potatoes (300 g)
  • ½ cup melted butter (115 g)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon minced onion (4 g)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (6 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika (0.6 g)
  • ½ cup milk (120 ml)
  • ½ cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (70 g)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 1.5 quart baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the potatoes, butter, eggs, onion, salt and paprika. Mix well.
  3. Place potato mixture into the prepared baking dish and pour milk over top. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. Sprinkle top with cheese, return to oven and bake until cheese melts and is slightly browned.
  4. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit (175° Celsius). Polish melted butter in a 1.5 quart baking dish.
  5. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, stir in the potatoes, butter, eggs, onions, salt and paprika. Mix thoroughly to blend the ingredients evenly.
  6. Put the potato mixture into the greased baking dish and pour in milk on top of the mixture.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. sprinkle with cheese on top, then return to the oven and bake until cheese melts and is slightly browned.
  8. Serve warm and enjoy the Irish taste!

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