The Day After Kugel
Serves between 6 and 8
- 1/2 stick butter
- 2 medium Idaho potatoes, shredded
- 10 eggs
- 2 cups of half & half
- 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 3/4 lbs. shredded Swiss cheese
- 3/4 lbs. thinly sliced nova lox
- 1 1/2 cups caramelized onions
- 1 tbl. chopped fresh dill
- Salt & Pepper to taste
Heat butter in frying pan and add shredded potatotes and season with salt and pepper.
Cook potatoes until brown - do not mish so fast!
Place potatoes in a greased 9x13 glass dish.
Place shredded cheese evenly over potatoes.
Top cheese with caramelized onions.
Lay thinly sliced nova lox over the onions.
In a medium bowl, mix together softened cream cheese and 2 eggs; whisk until well blended and there are no lumps.
Add remaining eggs, half & half and dill, season to taste and whisk until nice and frothy.
Pour cream cheese mixture over top of casserole and place in a preheated 325-degree oven and bake for 25 - 35 minutes or until golden brown.
Can be served warm or at room temperature.