Cheesy Potato Kugel

Cheesy Potato Kugel  Sides

Since I learned how to make sufganiyots, I thought I would try my hand at another classic Jewish dish. So I studied everything I could find about kugel, and developed this recipe. I think maybe a hash brown casserole is based on kugel, except potato kugel is at least 10 times better than any hash brown casserole I have ever had. This kugel is simple, comforting, and just beautiful.

Cheesy Potato Kugel  Sides

This recipe was developed for BettyCrocker.com.

Cheesy Potato Kugel  Sides

Cheesy Potato Kugel  Sides

Cheesy Potato Kugel

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Ingredients:

4 lb russet potatoes, peeled
1 large onion
2 cups small-curd cottage cheese
2 cups shredded mild Cheddar cheese
6 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
4 eggs, beaten
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.

Shred potatoes by rubbing them across the larger holes of a box grater. In large bowl, place shredded potatoes; cover with cold water.

In separate large bowl, shred onion by rubbing across the larger holes of the box grater. Add cottage cheese, Cheddar cheese, 4 tablespoons of the chives, the garlic, nutmeg and eggs.

Drain potatoes; rinse under running water. Drain well, using hands to press out as much excess water as possible. Add potatoes to cheese mixture in bowl; season with salt and pepper. Mix well; spoon into baking dish.

Bake 1 hour or until golden brown; sprinkle with remaining chives.

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  2 Responses to “Cheesy Potato Kugel”

  1. MOMables — December 23, 2011 @ 10:37 am

    I once made kugel for a ninth grade school project. In groups, we all had to make Jewish dishes for class. Ours was neither beautiful nor edible. I’m now thinking I should definitely give it another go 😉

  2. virtualfarmseed — January 9, 2012 @ 7:59 pm

    very nice dish make with the potato.i like this dish.a very nice snaps

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