Good ingredients create great food. No need for fancy recipes to create amazing dishes. This recipe is a particularly tasty way to use potatoes and tomatoes.

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Potato, Tomato & Cheese Casserole

8 medium sized potatoes

3 Tbs butter

4 medium sized tomatoes, sliced

18-20 leaves fresh basil, roughly chopped

1/2 lb. mozzarella or monterey jack cheese

salt and pepper to taste

optional: 6 hard-boiled eggs

Cut potatoes into 1/4 inch slices and boil until just tender.

Melt the butter and pour over bottom of 9×13 casserole.

Arrange the potato slices in buttered casserole. Lay sliced tomatoes on top of potato layer. Sprinkle chopped basil over tomatoes.

Cut the cheese into large strips and arrange on top of tomatoes.

If using hard-boiled eggs, peel, slice and lay on top of cheese. Top off the casserole with salt and pepper.

Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.

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