Gratin Dauphinois

Gratin Dauphinois

February 27, 2015 Recipe

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes


Ingredients (serves 6):

  •  1 kg potatoes 1/2
  •  A few grams of powdered garlic
  •  30 cl cream
  •  Salt, pepper and nutmeg
  •  100 g of butter
  •  1 liter milk


Preparation of the recipe:

Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into thin slices. NB: do not wash AFTER being cut because the starch is needed for correct consistency!

Place in a saucepan the milk, garlic, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Bring to a boil and add the potatoes and cook 10 to 15 minutes, depending on their firmness.

Place the potatoes in a buttered dish, cover with cream, then have the small knob of butter.

Bake in slow oven (gas mark 6) for 50 minutes to 1 hour.



A successful gratin is characterized by potatoes remained slightly firm.


Recommended wines:  burgundy.                        


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