Pepper and Potato Bake

“This casserole-style side dish consists of peppers, courgettes, and potatoes baked together in a cream-based cheese sauce. With the addition of ham, it would make a tasty main course.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius
  2. Melt 1 oz of the butter in a frying pan and fry the onion, garlic, peppers, and courgettes for 5-7 minutes, until soft.
  3. Meanwhile, parboil the potatoes in boiling salted water for 5 minutes. Drain and cool by rinsing in cold water.
  4. Layer half the potatoes over the base of a 3pt oven proof dish.
  5. Spoon over the pepper mixture then the rest of the potatoes.
  6. Place the remaining butter, flour, and milk in a saucepan and cook over a low heat, whisking, until it boils and thickens.
  7. Stir in the cream and pour the sauce over the potatoes.
  8. Scatter over the cheese and thyme leaves and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden.
  10. Garnish with fresh thyme.

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