Potato Pepper Jack Gratin
- 3 lbs Idaho Potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced with mandoline
- 1/2 lb Jalapeno Jack Cheese, shredded
- 2 2/3 c Heavy Cream
- 1 tsp Sea Salt
- 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
Spray 2qt shallow ovenproof baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; place baking dish on baking sheet.
Toss potatoes and cheese in large bowl; add 2c of cream. Toss gently to combine; add salt and pepper. Transfer potato/cheese mixture to baking dish, pressing down on potato mixture as you build up layers.
Pour reserved 2/3 c cream over potatoes. Bake uncovered on center rack of oven 30 minutes. Remove from oven.
Carefully press fork or spatula against top layer to allow liquid to flow over "crust" layer. Replace pan in oven; bake 45-55 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Remove from oven; let rest 15min