Potato - Mushroom Casserole
(Firinda Mantarli Patates)
3 medium yellow potatoes, boiled, peeled, cut in big chunks
1/2 cup brown, mushrooms, cleaned, sliced
1 medium onion, sliced
5-6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 Bell pepper, sliced
1 egg, beaten
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp oregano
1/2 cup mozzarella or Asiago cheese ( the closest one is Asiago to Turkish Kashar cheese)
First, press on the chunks of potatoes with fork to break, do not mash!
Saute the onion and mushrooms with olive oil for about few minutes in the medium sized pot. Add the red pepper. Cook for about 2 more minutes. Turn the heat off.
Add the potato, egg, crushed red pepper, oregano, salt and pepper into the pot. Mix with a spoon. Place the mixture in a individual oven dishes. Cover the top with the grated cheese.
Preheat the oven to 400 F (200 C) and cook until the top is a light golden. Serve the Potato - Mushroom Casserole while still warm as a side dish.