Gratin Dauphinois (Scalloped Potatoes)
Easy and foolproof recipe for scalloped potatoes, that is going to transform your idea about a regular potato bake.
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: French
Serves: 6-8
  • 6 large potatoes (Yukon, Red Bliss)
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup Gruyere cheese, grated
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg, grated
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 400ยบ F.
  2. Peel and cut the potatoes into ⅛" thick slices.
  3. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and add the potatoes. Combine half and half, nutmeg, garlic, salt, and pepper. Add to the potato and bring a mixture to a boil.
  4. Remove from heat and transfer potatoes into a shallow 8x8 baking dish. Sprinkle with grated Gruyere cheese.
  5. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove the foil and bake for 20 more minutes or until the potatoes are cooked through and the top is nice and brown.
  7. Remove from the oven, cover with foil and let it rest for 15 minutes.
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