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Lyonnaise Potatoes Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Lyonnaise Potatoes

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"This is a classic dish with sliced potatoes and onions. "

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Place sliced potatoes in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Allow to boil 2 minutes, then drain and set aside.
  3. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Pour in olive oil, then add onions. Saute until lightly caramelized, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in garlic and saute until onions are deep brown and garlic is soft. Transfer mixture to a bowl.
  4. Place skillet back on stove over low heat. Melt butter, then cover bottom of pan with 1/3 of potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Cover potatoes with 1/2 of onion mixture. Cover with 1/2 of remaining potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Spread with the rest of onion mixture. Cover with remaining potatoes, and season with more salt and pepper.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until potatoes are tender and browned on top. Remove from oven and use a spatula to carefully transfer potatoes to a serving platter. Sprinkle with chopped parsley just before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 07, 2004

I think the key mistake in the recipe instructions is where it says to boil the potatoes for 2 minutes. After I read of the problems some were having with the baking time and the results being too dry, I tried boiling the potatoes for 20 minutes. This worked out fine!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 01, 2012

The first time it didn't turn out the way i wanted but i changed it up and found the flavori I wanted. I only used 2 onions and 1tbls of garlic and i broiled the potatoes to get the top golden brown.

 
Jun 08, 2004

I made this recipe two times. The first time, I followed the directions exactly and the dish came out a little too bland for me. The second time, I boiled the potatoes in beef broth for about 5 minutes. I followed the directions to the rest of the recipe exept I added a little worshestire sauce to the potatoes and onions before I put them in the oven.

 
Dec 12, 2004

VERY tasty! A bit time consuming, but not difficult at all. I didn't have any problems with the dish being underdone. I did boil my sliced potatoes for more than 2 minutes, but nowhere near the 20 suggested by some, 5 minutes was plenty. Don't be scared by the quantity of 4 onions (I thought it sounded like WAY too much on reading the recipe), when properly caramelized they cook down to a much smaller volume.

 
Dec 15, 2003

The potatoes are marvelous. However, you do need to bake in the over much longer than the 12 mins advised. I baked for over a half hour.

 
Dec 27, 2006

These were so good! I prepared the recipe ahead of time, and then just popped it in the oven the next day. I got many raves over this!

 
May 12, 2006

Very good, not heavy. I add shallots when I have them & saute them w/garlic. I also add just a spalsh of chicken broth for flavor. This was a big hit & the house smelled heavenly

 
Sep 11, 2004

Excellent and easy recipe. I did not experience the problems of undercooked potatoes, however, I added the potatoes to COLD water and then brought to boil - they were cooked perfectly. Also I added about 1/2 cup of crumbled goat cheese (layered throughout). I cooked for 25 minutes with the lid on, and then finished it for about 5 minutes with the lid off.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 325 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Fiber
  • 3.9 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 119 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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