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Best French Casserole Recipes


French casserole is a favorite dish of many people because of its delicate and juicy structure. So that the classic recipe does not bother, you can add other ingredients to it that complement and reveal the taste of the traditional components of the dish.

French Chicken Casserole: A Traditional Recipe

What is required:

  • half a kilogram of chicken;
  • a pair of large potato tubers;
  • bulb;
  • a couple of tomatoes;
  • 200 grams of champignons;
  • 120 grams of any hard cheese;
  • 250 grams of mayonnaise.

How to cook:

  1. Mushrooms are peeled, cut into plates, and then fried a little. For such a dish, you can use pickled mushrooms, for example, honey mushrooms. In this case, it is not necessary to fry the mushrooms.
  2. Potatoes and onions are cut in half circles.
  3. Tomatoes crumble into thin slices.
  4. Chicken fillet is cut into long strips, a little pepper and beaten.
  5. The oven mold is sprayed with oil, and then chicken is placed on its bottom, covered with a small amount of mayonnaise.
  6. Potato slices are placed on mayonnaise.
  7. Potatoes are poured with mayonnaise, on which mushrooms and onions are placed.
  8. Mushrooms are slightly smeared with mayonnaise, and the prepared tomatoes form the next level.
  9. The laid out pyramid is filled with mayonnaise and sprinkled with cheese.
  10. A dish is baked under a lid in an oven that has a temperature of 200 degrees, about 40 minutes.
  11. Upon completion, the lid is removed, and the dish remains for another 10 minutes. This is necessary to get a golden crust formed by cheese.

Chicken casserole is decorated with chopped sprigs of parsley or dill.

French Potato Casserole

What is required:

  • 230 grams of any cheese;
  • half a kilogram of potato tubers;
  • a glass of low-fat cream;
  • a little nutmeg in powder form;
  • a pinch of salt.

How to cook:

  1. The potato is washed under running water, peeled, laid out in hot salted water, boiled for 10 minutes after the water boils.
  2. When the vegetable is cooked, it is washed under cold water and cools to room temperature.
  3. When the tubers dry, they are cut into slices, the thickness of which does not exceed a third of a centimeter.
  4. Cheese is cut into squares.
  5. Cubes of cheese are poured into a pan and poured with cream.
  6. The cheese mass is put on a small fire and cooked with constant stirring until the liquid becomes a homogeneous consistency.
  7. Nutmeg is poured into the cream and mixed.
  8. At the bottom of the form for the oven, mugs of potatoes are laid out, which is filled with creamy sauce.
  9. The casserole is placed in the oven, which has a temperature of 180 degrees, for half an hour.

French casserole with cottage cheese: a step by step recipe

What is required:

  • 800 grams of potatoes;
  • 150 grams of cottage cheese;
  • 150 grams of cream cheese;
  • half a glass of sour cream;
  • half a glass of milk;
  • garlic clove;
  • a pair of eggs;
  • some salt and seasoning.

How to cook:

  1. Potatoes are washed thoroughly under running water and cooked in their skins.
  2. When the tubers are fully prepared, they are peeled and cooled to room temperature.
  3. Garlic is cut in half. The resulting garlic halves process the oven mold.
  4. The mold is also lubricated with oil.
  5. The cooled potatoes are cut into slices and laid out on the bottom of the bowl.
  6. Yolks are mixed with cottage cheese, milk and sour cream in a separate bowl. After mixing, salt and spices are poured into this mixture.
  7. The processed cheese is rubbed on a coarse grater and poured into the egg-curd mixture.
  8. Proteins are whipped in a separate container until foam appears. After that, they are carefully transferred to the sauce and mixed.
  9. The lined potatoes are poured with cottage cheese sauce.
  10. The dish is baked in the oven at a temperature of 200 degrees for 10 minutes.

French casserole with minced meat

What is required:

  • a pair of large potato tubers;
  • 4 tablespoons butter;
  • half a glass of milk;
  • a little nutmeg;
  • a pair of small onions;
  • a pair of garlic cloves;
  • a couple of tomatoes;
  • a pound of minced meat;
  • a couple of spoons of flour (tablespoons);
  • some greenery;
  • 1 yolk;
  • three quarters of a glass of grated cheese;
  • some salt and pepper.

How to cook:

  1. Potatoes are peeled and cut into large pieces, and then cooked until cooked. This process usually takes about 25 minutes.
  2. Onions and garlic are finely chopped.
  3. In a small saucepan, half the butter is heated in which the onion and garlic are laid out. Vegetables are fried for 3 minutes.
  4. Tomatoes are cut into small pieces and poured into onion roasting, and then the whole mixture is cooked for another 4 minutes.
  5. Minced meat is poured into the tomatoes and mixed thoroughly.
  6. Flour, salt, pepper and herbs are poured, the whole mixture is mixed and cooked until the meat turns gray.
  7. After cooking, the mixture cools to room temperature.
  8. Mashed potatoes are made from boiled potatoes, which are mixed with the remaining amount of butter and warmed milk.
  9. Puree a little nutmeg and salt. The potato is mixed until a uniform distribution of spices.
  10. Cheese is rubbed on a coarse grater.
  11. In the capacity for the oven, namely at its bottom, the minced meat is laid out.
  12. Mashed potatoes are spread on top of the meat and sprinkled with cheese.
  13. French casserole with minced meat is cooked in the oven, heated to 230 degrees for about half an hour.

After the dish is removed from the oven, it cools for 15 minutes.

In a slow cooker

What is required:

  • 700 grams of minced meat (better than beef);
  • 700 grams of potatoes;
  • a pair of eggs;
  • a pair of small onions;
  • half a bunch of greens;
  • some salt and spices.

How to cook:

  1. The minced meat with salt and spices is mixed in a container.
  2. Eggs are driven into the meat mixture and mixed thoroughly.
  3. Potatoes are peeled and cut into circles.
  4. Onions are cut in half rings.
  5. The bowl of the multicooker is processed with a small amount of butter, and then half of the onion is laid on its bottom.
  6. Potatoes are sprinkled on the onion, and then minced.
  7. A layer of the remaining onion completes the dish.
  8. The dish is prepared using the "Stew" function for an hour and a half.
  9. After cooking, set the "Baking" for another hour.
  10. When the casserole is ready, the multicooker should not be opened. It will be better if the dish is infused for 10 minutes.
  11. Casserole from a multicooker bowl turns onto a dish, and then sprinkled with herbs.

With minced meat and sweet pepper

What is required:

  • one and a half kilograms of potatoes;
  • a pound of minced meat;
  • a pound of bell pepper;
  • a pair of onions;
  • 3 eggs;
  • a glass of milk;
  • a glass of sour cream;
  • some salt, pepper, paprika;
  • some oil.

How to cook:

  1. The potatoes are boiled, and then pounded to a state of mashed potatoes.
  2. Salt, oil, 1 egg and a small amount of warm milk are added to it. Mashed potatoes should be a thick consistency.
  3. Onions are cut into rings, pepper - into slices. Vegetables are fried in oil for 3 minutes.
  4. In another pan, salted and pepper minced meat is fried.
  5. Onion and pepper are poured into the finished meat, the whole mixture is thoroughly mixed.
  6. The oven mold is greased with oil, mashed is placed at its bottom, and then vegetables and minced meat.
  7. In a separate container, eggs, milk, sour cream, salt and pepper are mixed.
  8. Mashed potatoes and minced meat are poured with an egg mixture.
  9. The dish is baked for 40 minutes in the oven, heated to 200 degrees.

Potato casserole with minced meat (video)

Having prepared the casserole according to any of the recipes presented, you can get a nutritious and tasty dish that will not differ in the high cost of the ingredients. This dish is suitable for a family dinner, and will also be a wonderful decoration of the festive table.