This Thermomix potato bake recipe is so tasty… and DARN EASY. It's not your average potato bake though. Bec had a thought… “Does a potato bake NEED to have thinly sliced potatoes, or can they be diced?” This thought spawned this chunky, cheesey potato bake with a beautiful nutty crust.
Chop up the potatoes into cubes.
Make a simple crumb. Set it aside.
Make a cheesy sauce.
Combine the potatoes and the sauce.
Top with the crumb.
This potato bake recipe is so tasty and ever so easy. In fact, it's not your average potato bake. We challenged the notion that a potato bake needed thinly sliced potatoes and just went ahead and diced them – so easy! Enjoy this chunky, cheesy potato bake with a beautiful nutty crust.
Recipe Tester Feedback: “It was amazing and yummy. I loved it. Very cheesy, and the paprika added just the right amount of zing. The crumb was beautiful and crusty. It's my new favourite potato recipe.” – Erika
No: Gluten / Egg
Contains: Dairy / Nuts
potato – 900g, washed or peeled and diced
pecorino cheese – 50g, cubed
almonds – 50g
salt flakes – 1 tsp
garlic granules – 1 tsp
paprika – 1 tsp
cheddar cheese – 50g, cubed
pecorino cheese – 100g, cubed
butter – 80g
milk of choice – 220g
tapioca starch – 3 tsp
mustard – 2 tsp, Dijon
pepper – cracked, black
You will need:
ceramic baking dish
2 small bowls
aluminium foil, optional
Preheat the oven to 180C.
Dice the washed or peeled potato (900g). Set aside into a ceramic baking dish.
Add the cubed pecorino cheese (50g), almonds (50g), salt flakes (1 tsp), garlic granules (1 tsp) and paprika (1 tsp) to the bowl. Blitz Speed 8 / 10 seconds.
Add the cubed cheddar cheese (50g) to the bowl. Chop Speed 7 / 5 seconds. Set the crumb aside.
Add the remaining cubed pecorino cheese (100g) to the bowl. Grate Speed 8 / 10 seconds. Set aside in a small bowl.
Add the butter (80g) to the bowl. Program 2 minutes / 100C / Speed 1.
Add the milk (220g), tapioca starch (3 tsp), Dijon mustard (2 tsp), grated pecorino cheese (100g) and cracked black pepper to the bowl. Program 4 minutes / 100C / Speed 3.
Pour the sauce over the diced potatoes. Mix through and sprinkle the crumb over the top.
Bake for 80 minutes, covered with a lid or aluminium foil.