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FOOD: Mushroom Potato Bake Recipe By Gina

Gina – Chef

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 1hr 10 min

Serves 2


  • 2 tsp.  olive oil
  • 3 large potatoes
  • 225g white button mushrooms & 225g portabellini, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried herbs
    2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 250 ml (1 cup) low fat cream
  • 15 ml (1 tablespoon) corn flour or cake flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ºC, coat an oven proof dish well with butter or spray & cook spray.
  2. Peel the potatoes and cook for 20 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool down.
    Thinly slice the potatoes and layer a quarter of the slices in the base of the baking dish. Season with salt and pepper and dot with bits of butter.
  3. Arrange a quarter of the sliced mushrooms on top of the potatoes. Sprinkle with some of the herbs, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Repeat the layering in the same order, finishing with a layer of potatoes.
  5. Stir the corn flour into the cream until smooth. Season the cream lightly with salt and pepper and pour over the potatoes.
  6.  Bake in the oven for 50 minutes until the top is golden brown. Allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving. Best served with a crispy salad

Nutritional Analysis

MacronutrientsPer serving
Energy (Kcal)380
 Total Fat(g) Saturated fat (g)22 8
Cholesterol (mg)240
Carbohydrates (g)27
Sugars (g)4
Dietary fibre (g)2
Protein  (g)18
Sodium (mg)580
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