This is a rich and cheesy potato dish filled with spinach and Italian bacon.
- Serves: 12 persons
- 2tablespoons butter
- 1large onion, chopped
- 2(3 ounce) packages pancetta bacon, finely chopped
- 5large potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1(10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
- 4cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
- 1pint heavy cream
Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
Step 2Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat, and saute the onion and pancetta until onion is tender and pancetta is cooked through.
Step 3Alternately layer the potato slices, salt and pepper, pancetta and onion mixture, spinach, and cheese in the prepared baking dish. Pour the heavy cream over all.
Step 4Cover, and bake 1 hour in the preheated oven. Uncover, and continue baking 30 minutes, until bubbly and lightly browned.