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

You may also like

Dauphinoise potatoes recipe

Quick and Easy Dauphinoise Potato recipe

Easy to make but no less delicious, dauphinoise potatoes are a creamy and crispy crowd pleaser, perfect for a cold winter night or an evening dinner party. Soft potatoes baked in rich cream and topped with golden cheese, this warming classic brings the taste of France to any kitchen table.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Potato and mushroom omelette recipe

Low in sat fat

High protein

Potato and Mushroom Omelette

Putting potatoes in a omelette helps to make it more filling. This is a great twist on a classic omelette recipe and is tasty too.

  • Cook in: 20 mins
Chicken, spinach and mushroom jacket recipe

Chicken, Spinach and Mushroom Jacket

Simple ingredients mixed together make one tasty result!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Steak and Boulangère potatoes Recipe

Steak and Boulangère Potatoes Recipe

Boulangère potatoes are delicious with steak. Thinly sliced smooth potatoes, such as Desiree are slowly baked until they are golden on top and soft below

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 65 mins