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Potato Gratin

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Ingredients

Potato Gratin
Potato Gratin
25 g (1 oz) butter
1 onion, halved and thinly sliced
650 g (1 lb 7 oz) floury potatoes, thinly sliced
85 g (⅔ cup) grated Cheddar cheese
300 ml (1 carton) cream
100 ml (3 fl oz) milk

Method

 

  1. Heat the butter in a frying pan, add the onion and cook over low heat for 5 minutes, or until it is soft and translucent.
  2. Preheat the oven to 160°C (315°F/Gas 3). Grease the base and sides of a deep 1 litre (4 cup) ovenproof dish. Layer in the potato slices with the onion and cheese (reserving 2 tablespoons of cheese for the top). Whisk together the cream and milk, and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Slowly pour over the potato, then sprinkle on the remaining cheese.
  3. Bake for 50–60 minutes, or until golden brown and the potato is very soft. Leave for 10 minutes before serving.

 

Cook's File

Variation: Try combining potato and orange sweet potato, layering alternately. For extra flavour, add some chopped fresh herbs.

Nutrition Per Serve

 

Protein 12 g;
Fat 50 g;
Carbohydrate 25 g;
Dietary Fibre 3 g;
Cholesterol 155 mg;
2465 kJ (590 Cal)

 

Main ingredient:
Potato, Cream/Milk
Cuisine:
French
Course:
Side Dish

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