Your family might be puzzled if you tell them you're making a tartiflette. But Cheesy Potato-Bacon Gratin? Now that they'll understand!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 14 servings
8 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup milk
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 lb. red potatoes (about 6), peeled, thinly sliced
1-1/2 cups KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Cook and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon, reserving 2 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels. Add onions to drippings in skillet; cook and stir 5 min. or until tender, adding garlic for the last minute.
Add milk and cream cheese; cook and stir 2 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Whisk in sour cream, thyme and pepper. Add potatoes; mix lightly. Cover; cook on low heat 5 min.
Place half the potato mixture in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; cover with layers of half each of the bacon and mozzarella. Repeat all layers.
Bake 40 to 45 min. or until potatoes are tender and top is golden brown.
Enjoy your favorite foods, such as this creamy layered side dish, on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Garnish with 2 thinly sliced green onions just before serving.
Substitute 2 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary for the fresh thyme leaves.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 16g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
14 servings, 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.