Potato Gratin Recipe and How to Make

Potato gratin recipe and how to make
Prep in Prep in:
20 mins
Cook in Cook in:
60 mins
Serves Serves:
4
Per Serving %RI

Method

This potato gratin recipe derives from the French cuisine classic! The traditional method is based around that excellent pairing of cheese and potatoes which this recipe honours along with a mixture of tomatoes, cream and seasoning. Tuck in!

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, 180°C Fan, Gas Mark 6.
  2. Lightly grease a large ovenproof dish.
  3. Cover the base of the dish with a layer of the potato slices.
  4. Add a layer of, tomato and cheese, reserving approximately 25g of cheese for the top and season.  Repeat the layers, finishing with a final layer of potatoes.
  5. Pour over the cream and sprinkle over the reserved cheese.
  6. Cook for 1-1½ hours or until the potatoes are tender and the topping is golden brown.  Cover with foil if browning too quickly.

Ingredients

675g smooth potatoes, e.g Desirée,  scrubbed and thinly sliced

2 tomatoes, sliced

125g Cheddar cheese, grated

150ml single cream

675g smooth potatoes, e.g Desirée,  scrubbed and thinly sliced 2 tomatoes, sliced 125g Cheddar cheese, grated 150ml single cream

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