Braden Family Cookbook
the oven to 400 degrees F. Place the potatoes in a pot of salted water.. Bring
the potatoes up to a boil and blanch for 2 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat
and drain. In a large oven-proof sauté pan, heat the olive oil. When the oil is
hot, add the onions. Season with salt and pepper. Sauté the onions until
caramelized, about 8 to 10 minutes. Turn the onions into a bowl. Place the pan
back on the stove and melt the stick of butter. When the butter has melted.
Cover the bottom of the pan with 1/3 of the potatoes. Cover the first layer of
potatoes with ˝ of the onions. Cover
the onions with 1/3 of the potatoes. Repeat the layering until all of the
potatoes and onions are used. Place the pan in the oven and cook for 10 to 12
minutes or until the potatoes are golden brown. Remove the pan from the oven.
Using a spatula, gently lift the potatoes out of the pan. Slice the Lyonnaise
into 12 slices. Garnish with parsley.