Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced

  2. 1 medium onion, thinly sliced

  3. Salt

  4. 2 cups boiling water

  5. 1-1/2 cups peeled, diced tomatoes

  6. 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

  7. Freshly ground pepper

  8. 1/3 cup olive oil

  9. 1/2 cup freshly grated pecorino or Parmesan cheese

  10. 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Arrange the potatoes and onion in a shallow 13-by-9-inch baking dish. Pat them down evenly. Season with salt. Cover with 2 cups boiling water. Bake 25 minutes or until the potatoes are almost done.

  3. Remove the pan from the oven. Spoon the tomatoes evenly over the surface. Sprinkle with oregano , and salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle the olive oil over the top.

  4. Combine the Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs; dust evenly over the top. Return the pan to the oven; bake 10 more minutes. Serve hot.

  5. Yield: 6 servings Recipe Source: Sicilian Home Cooking by Wanda and Giovanna Tornabene with Michele Evans (Knopf)

  6. Reprinted with permission.


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