If you love French recipes here is one that you would surely love. This Meatballs Potatoes And Bechamel Sauce recipe has something unique about it that is why I loved it. It can make a perfect feast for any occasion. Whether you wish to surprise your kids with something new or delight your friends on your birthday bash, this easy Gratin Parmentier recipe can make a perfect choice.
American cooking has been greatly influenced by the French cuisine. This modern version of sliced potato and meatball casserole with betchamel sauce is a combination of original and very common ingredients yet it brings a modern touch for the food lovers.
You don’t have to be a real cook or an expert chef to prepare gratin meatballs parmentier dinner. Trust me even the stay at home dads cooking for the first time can even prepare this delicious recipe. So don’t hesitate and simply take the plunge!
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Meatballs Potatoes And Bechamel Sauce
Main ingredients that you will need to prepare Gratin Parmentier also known as gratin meatballs parmentier or Meatballs Potatoes And Bechamel Sauce, are: one white onion, 3- peeled and boiled potatoes, a pinch of paprika, salt and pepper, béchamel sauce, a pack of ground beef and 1 large size pack of shredded mozzarella cheese.
Preparation of béchamel sauce: Take 5 tablespoon of butter and melt it on low flame. Add 4 tablespoons of all-purpose flour and stir until it becomes smooth. Now add 4 cups of milk in it and bring it to boil for 10 minutes. Stir the mixture constantly. Add 2 teaspoons of salt in it and then put in ½ teaspoon of nutmeg. And then add salt and pepper to taste. Mix it well. Bechamel sauce is ready.
To prepare your Gratin Parmentier, here are some simple steps that you need to follow. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Now take a bowl put a beef along with paprika and chopped parsley. Add some salt and pepper to taste. The next thing to do is mix them well and make the mixture uniformly combined.
Now peel off the potatoes and boil them for 7 minutes until they become partially soft. Now chop them in slices. Arrange these potatoes around the bottom of glass baking dish (round). Lay a flat layer of potatoes on the bottom and one layer on the sides of the baking dish.
Once you are done, take the meat mixture and make around scoop-sized balls. Now arrange these balls on the sliced potatoes which you have laid out before. Place the remaining potato slices between the meatballs in a way as each has its separate box. Pour the béchamel sauce on each box until it fills it.
Now it is time to add a thin layer of shredded mozzarella cheese. Bake it for 15 minutes in the preheated oven and there you go!
Enjoy the yummiest, cheesy and creamy Gratin Parmentier. You will love every bite that is packed with flavour and season!
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