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Gratin Dauphinois - A French classic

Course Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine French
Keyword cheese, cream, gratin, potatoes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 161 kcal


  • 3 potatoes peeled and sliced potatoes
  • 1.5 cup Gruyere cheese or Mozzarella 1.5 cup Shredded mozzarella or Gruyere cheese
  • 0.33333333333333 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup heavy cream
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  1. Preheat the oven at 375ยบ. In a large pan place the potatoes and cover with water. Add sea salt and cook until the potatoes are resisting a bit when knife inserted to feel doneness.

  2. Spread evenly the butter in a gratin dish. Drain the potatoes and place half on the gratin dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; add the desired amount of cheese to it. Cover with the remaining potatoes, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add the cream cheese and place in the hot oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts
Gratin Dauphinois - A French classic
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 23mg 1%
Potassium 674mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 5.8%
Vitamin C 22.1%
Calcium 6.1%
Iron 28.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.