Italian Potato Cake Recipe

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  1. Move oven rack to middle position and preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter a 9-inch springform pan and sprinkle with 1/4 cup bread crumbs.
  3. Shake the pan to evenly spread out the crumbs.
  4. Put the potatoes in a large pot and add cold water to cover by 1 inch.
  5. Bring to a boil over high heat then lower heat to a simmer.
  6. Cook until tender, around 15 minutes.
  7. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot.
  8. Mash them with 4 tablespoons butter until smooth.
  9. Add the cream, salt and pepper and stir until well mixed.
  10. Let it cool for 5 minutes then stir in the eggs one at a time.
  11. Spoon half the potatoes into the prepared springform pan.
  12. Layer the slices of fontina cheese over the potatoes and then layer the salami pieces over the cheese.
  13. Cover with the rest of the potatoes.
  14. Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter and mix with the rest of the bread crumbs (1 tablespoon).
  15. Mix in the Parmesan cheese and sprinkle this mixture over the top of the potatoes.
  16. Bake for 35-45 minutes, or until the casserole is very hot and puffede and the top is golden brown.
  17. Remove from oven and run a paring knife around the casserole to loosen from the sides and let it stand for 10 minutes before removing the sides of the pan.
  18. Serve hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 293.68 Kcal (1230 kJ)
Calories from fat 140.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.6g 24%
Cholesterol 93.34mg 31%
Sodium 485.57mg 20%
Potassium 694.88mg 15%
Total Carbs 26.18g 9%
Sugars 1.57g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2.34g 9%
Protein 12.12g 24%
Vitamin C 9.1mg 15%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 143.7mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 172.88 Kcal (724 kJ)
Calories from fat 82.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.19g 24%
Cholesterol 54.95mg 31%
Sodium 285.83mg 20%
Potassium 409.04mg 15%
Total Carbs 15.41g 9%
Sugars 0.92g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1.38g 9%
Protein 7.14g 24%
Vitamin C 5.4mg 15%
Iron 1mg 9%
Calcium 84.6mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.7
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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