• 1-1/2 lbs potatoes – peeled and sliced very thin
  • 1 medium onion – sliced into rings
  • 3 tsp butter
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 pinch paprika


  1. Put the potato slices to soak in cold water
  2. Put the onion rings into a bowl
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and pierce
  4. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute
  5. Grease a 5 C casserole dish with a little of the butter
  6. Layer the drained potatoes and onions in the dish, starting and finishing with the potatoes
  7. Season each layer with salt and pepper
  8. Pour the milk over the potatoes and dot with the rest of the butter
  9. Sprinkle the top with paprika
  10. Cover with plastic wrap and pierce
  11. Microwave on HIGH for 13 minutes
  12. If your microwave doesn’t have a turntable that spins, rotate half-way through cooking time
  13. Allow to stand, covered, for 5 minutes before serving