Potato Casserole with Tomatoes, Green Beans and Carrots

  • Yield 6 servings

The potatoes in this casserole get a flavor from carrots, thyme, tomatoes and broth—the salty cheese is almost an afterthought.

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The casserole can be prepared ahead, covered and refrigerated. Bring to room temperature before baking.


1 1/2 pounds unpeeled Yukon Gold potatoes, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups green beans, broken into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2 cups thinly sliced carrots
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced, peeled tomatoes, or 1 3/4 cups diced peeled tomatoes
1 cup canned less-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
1/2 cup (2-ounces) grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat, partially cover and blanch 7 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 425F. Grease a 3-quart baking dish.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add beans and carrots; cook, mixing occasionally, 12 minutes or until brown in spots and tender. Lower heat if browning too quickly.  Remove from heat; sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper and mix to combine.
  4. Arrange half the potatoes in baking dish. Top with vegetables, undrained tomatoes and remaining potatoes. Pour broth over top and sprinkle with cheese. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly. Serves 6 to 8.




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