Potato Pie

I have tried unsuccessfully to make a Potato Tartaine.  So today I was googling ideas and stumbled upon a NY times potato tartaine and a recipe for a potato tart with pastry crust I mashed up the two and added some stuff and it came out amazing.  I have never made a pastry or pie crust before and debated driving the 45 minutes round trip to buy store bought but figured this was an opportunity. This recipe is labor intensive and does take time I might tweak it later but was delicious as is. There are lots of things I can think of to change it up will try in the future.

Potato Pie

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
1 hr
Total Time2 hrs 45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 2 Lbs Potatoes Peeled sliced thin on mandolin
  • 1 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 2 Sticks Very Cold Butter Cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Ice cold water
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 Cup Chopped green onions
  • 2 Each Cloves garlic minced
  • 1 TSP Pepper
  • 1 Each Egg yolk
  • 1 TSP Water

Instructions

  • Make the dough in stand mixer using paddle. Put all the flour and half the butter in and turn on setting 3. Mix until consistency of heavy gravel. Then add remaining butter, water and salt and mix until dough ball formed.
  • Divide into 2 balls then press to make roughly 6 inch by 1 inch dough disks. Wrap in film and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  • Peel and slice potatoes thin prefferably with mandolin.
  • Pre Heat oven to 425 degrees
  • Toss to completely coat in sour cream, pepper, nutmeg, garlic and green onions.
  • Once dough has set for at least an hour heavily flour surface and roll out to 12 inches approx. Grease 9 inch pie pan and place first dough sheet on bottom. Fill with layers of the potato mixture. Cover with second dough sheet.
  • Poke several holes to vent and coat with beaten egg yolk and water wash
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 10 mintues then reduce heat to 350 degrees cook for 1 hour or until knife inserted finds no resistence.

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