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French Potato Gratin Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gary/Lynn Weinberger
Added: Thursday, September 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 c. red potatoes, peeled and sliced
1 c. milk
1/2 t. ground nutmeg, divided
1/2 t. pepper divided
Bouquet garni
1/4 t. salt
1 c. grated Gruyere cheese
1/2 c. whipping cream

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350
Peel and slice potatoes. Rinse under cold water and pat dry.
Place in Dutch oven and add enough water to cover potatoes.
Add milk, 1/4 t. nutmeg, 1/4 t. pepper and bouquet garni. Boil
15 minutes or until tender.
Combine half of grated Gruyere cheese, cream, remaining
nutmeg, 1/4 t. salt and remaining pepper. Arrange half of the
potatoes in a buttered 3 quart baking dish. Spoon cheese
mixture over. Arrange another layer of potatoes and top with
remaining cheese. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover
and bake 10 to 15 minutes. Allow to stand 5 to 10 minutes
before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I like to mix this up a bit from time to time. It's great with any root
vegetable; sweet potatoes, turnips or combination of all three!

 

 

 

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