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Bacon, Onion, Raclette Potato Gratin

Course Holiday, Side Dish, Thanksgiving, Vegetables
Cuisine French
Keyword bacon, bacon and potatoes, bacon potato gratin, bacon potatoes, cheese, cheese potatoes, fall food, french potato dish, french raclette, holiday cooking, holiday side dish, onions, potato gratin, potato side dishes, potatoes, raclette, roasted potatoes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 256 kcal


  • 3 potatoes 3 medium size potatoes, peeled and sliced into ½" rounds
  • 1 yellow onion 1 yellow onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter + extra for the gratin dish
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 slices bacon 6 slices of thick bacon, sliced into small bite-size pieces
  • 8 ounces raclette cheese 8 ounces raclette cheese
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • salt and pepper salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400F. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook the potatoes for 8 to 10 minutes. They should be slightly cooked but still firm. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a medium-size skillet over medium-high heat melt and warm the butter and the olive oil. Add the onions and let them sweat for 5 minutes. add the bacon pieces to the skillet and cook for another 5 minutes until they have reached a light golden color.

  3. Cut the raclette cheese into small cubes. Butter a gratin dish with butter. Layer half the potatoes and top with half the bacon-onion mixture and half of the cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Repeat the same with the remaining potatoes and mixture. Sprinkle the heavy cream over it. Place in the hot oven and cook for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove when the top is a light golden color and let it rest before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Bacon, Onion, Raclette Potato Gratin
Amount Per Serving
Calories 256 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 272mg12%
Potassium 105mg3%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 285IU6%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.