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Potato Bake

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This is a great little recipe, easy to prepare that will spice up the humble potato and make it the perfect accompaniment for your main meal of the day. This recipe serves four.


  • 1 chopped onion
  • 30g butter
  • 6 medium-sized potatoes
  • A sprinkle of salt and pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese


  1. Put onion and butter in a bowl and cook on high in a microwave for three minutes.

  2. Peel and slice potatoes.

  3. Put half the potatoes into a 22cm round casserole dish.

  4. Spread onion and butter over.

  5. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  6. Arrange rest of potatoes evenly over.

  7. Pour the milk over.

  8. Sprinkle cheese on top.

  9. Cover with clingfilm wrap and microwave on high for eight minutes.

  10. Remove cover and cook on high for another ten minutes.

  11. You can also put it under the grill to brown it if you want to.

Serve with meat and green and red vegetables.

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