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Potatoes Anna - A French Classic Recipe

Course Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine French
Keyword potatoes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 187 kcal


  • 2 potatoes 2 large, peeled and thinly sliced potatoes
  • 5 tbsps unsalted butter 4 to 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
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  1. Heat the butter in a heavy 12-inch skillet.

  2. Dry the potato slices on paper towel.

  3. Arrange slices in a ring on bottom of skillet. Fill the center with overlapping slices. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Arrange a second layer with remaining slices. Invert a heatproof dish over the potatoes and place a heavy object on the plate to weigh the potatoes down.

  4. Sauté the potatoes over medium heat until the underside is nice and golden and the slices are molded together.

  5. Remove the weight and the plate and carefully turn the potatoes all at once.

  6. Cook until browned and cooked through.

  7. Cut in quarters and place in plates.

Nutrition Facts
Potatoes Anna - A French Classic Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 187 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Potassium 439mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 8.7%
Vitamin C 14.7%
Calcium 3.6%
Iron 19.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.