Closed oven cooking

Ingredients: For 8 to 10 people

You'll need :

  • A smoked pork shoulder to be cooked the day before.
  • 2.5 kg mashed potatoes
  • 4 onions
  • Thyme, bay leaf
  • Salt pepper
  • 300g smoked bacon
  • 100g butter
  • Water or better still broth in which a smoked blade has been cooked, for example. (In this case, do not salt and blanch the meat before cooking).

Preparation time: 20 mins

Equipment: 1 Dutch oven or cast iron

Cooking: 1h30. Temperature 200°C to 220°C at closed oven

Preparation :

Prepare as for making a potato gratin.

  1. In the casserole dish, arrange the potato slices, alternating with the bacon bits, the sliced ​​onions and the knobs of butter.
  2. Salt and pepper.
  3. Sprinkle everything with water or broth. To reach two-thirds the height of potatoes.
  4. Bake the casserole for an hour and a half.
  5. Right out of the oven, mix the mashed potatoes.
  6. Serve immediately with a rustic salad such as dandelion or lamb's lettuce and especially the piece of smoked pork cooked in its broth the day before and reheated.

Bon appétit... and go here to discover all our recipe ideas with a wood oven!

Good to know: if you are lucky enough to have a garden, you can reuse the cooled ashes in your vegetable garden or at the foot of your rose bushes. Ashes are rich in elements that promote plant growth.


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