Potato Gratin

    • Prep Time
    • 10 mins
    • Cook Time
    • 50 mins
    • Yield
    • 1 dish
    • Difficulty Level

Gratin originated in France, and is usually prepared in a shallow dish of some kind, then topped with breadcrumbs and cheese.

Now that I have given you the history and meaning of the word gratin, I will tell you that this is best potato gratin dish of all time. It is so delicious, that you won’t want to eat anything else. The potatoes become so tender, buttery and soft that they melt in your mouth. Let’s not forget the amazing cheese topping!

Try this potato gratin once, and you’ll be hooked. Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 6 large potatoes, peeled
  • 1 cup Gruyere cheese, grated
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • fresh sprig of thyme

Instructions

  • 1. Slice potatoes using a mandoline or a food processor.
  • 2. Preheat the oven 400 degrees Fahrenheit. In a stoneware gratin pan, pour a bit of the heavy cream on the bottom and top with a few slices of butter.
  • 3. Add two layers of potatoes, followed by a layer of cheese, salt and pepper, and a splash of heavy cream. Repeat until all potatoes have been used, ending with cheese. Sprinkle the leaves of the thyme sprig over the top.
  • 4. Bake for 50 minutes or until top is brown and the middle is tender when checked with a knife.
  • 5. Cool for 5 minutes and serve in the same baking dish. Enjoy!

Instructions

  • 1. Slice potatoes using a mandoline or a food processor.
  • 2. Preheat the oven 400 degrees Fahrenheit. In a stoneware gratin pan, pour a bit of the heavy cream on the bottom and top with a few slices of butter.
  • 3. Add two layers of potatoes, followed by a layer of cheese, salt and pepper, and a splash of heavy cream. Repeat until all potatoes have been used, ending with cheese. Sprinkle the leaves of the thyme sprig over the top.
  • 4. Bake for 50 minutes or until top is brown and the middle is tender when checked with a knife.
  • 5. Cool for 5 minutes and serve in the same baking dish. Enjoy!

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