Recipe Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

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  • Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes
  • 4Servings
  • Preparation
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  • 15 minSleep
  • Total
  • 333 kCal
    Per serving
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  • Category : Vegetables and Grains
  • Sub-category : Potatoes
  • Difficulty : 2
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  • 1 pot/pan
  • 1 gratin dish


  1. Boil the milk with the garlic, thyme and clove for 15 minutes. Remove the spices.
  2. Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into thin slices (about 1/8 inch or 2-3 mm) and cook them in the milk for 10 minutes.
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  3. Add the crème fraiche, season with salt and pepper, and flavor with nutmeg.
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  4. Pour into a buttered gratin dish that has been rubbed with a cut clove of garlic. Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 40-45 minutes.
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Final Thoughts...

  • Precooking the potatoes in the milk makes the gratin nice and creamy!


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