Potatoes Anna with Apples and Sage

Made with russet potatoes and apples, this classic French recipe makes a simple, yet elegant addition to any meal.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

5
teaspoons butter, melted
2
to 3 russet potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced
1
large apple, peeled, thinly sliced
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
3
teaspoons finely chopped fresh sage leaves

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. In 10-inch ovenproof skillet, drizzle 1 teaspoon of the melted butter. Layer with half of the potato slices, thinly overlapping. Brush with 1 teaspoon butter. Layer with all of the apple slices. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the sage. Layer with remaining potato slices. Drizzle remaining 3 teaspoons butter over top. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons sage.
  • 2 Place skillet on stove over medium-high heat 5 minutes. Cover; bake 15 minutes. Uncover; bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until potatoes are browned and crisp on outside and tender on inside.
  • 3 Using oven mitts, carefully invert skillet onto serving plate. Cut into wedges to serve.

Expert Tips

Be careful to not overcook on the stovetop, or the top will burn.

This dish can be kept warm in a 200°F oven until ready to serve.