January 28

Potatoes au Gratin

Potato Gratin
Type: main
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Serves: 6
A Sunday dinner staple
  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 2 yellow onions
  • 2-5 dl milk
  • 3 dl cream
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3-4 dl (100 g) grated cheese
  1. Peel the potatoes and then slice them in ½ cm slices (1/4").
  2. Peel and chop the onions.
  3. Put the cream, milk, salt, pepper, garlic, onions and potatoes in a pot.
  4. Cook up on medium heat for about 5 minutes (after they are simmering), continue until the potatoes are flexible. (they should not become mushy! Whoa! Stop Now!)
  5. Dump everything into a baking dish (casserole dish).
  6. (at this point the dish can be saved for some days in the fridge)
  7. Spread the grated cheese on top.
  8. Bake at 225°C or 350°F until golden brown.
  9. approx. 25 minutes for warm potatoes, 35 minutes if it has been chilled
  10. Cool a bit before serving.


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Posted January 28, 2012 by trotsig in category "Uncategorized

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