Potato Gratin Recipe

This delicious potato gratin recipe is a perfect complement to roasted meats and poultry. For a twist on a classic, use both sweet and white potatoes.

Serves 4-6

Preparation time 20 minutes

Cooking time 60 minutes

What You’ll Need:

  • 6 strips bacon, cut in ½” pieces
  •  2 tablespoons of butter
  •  2 garlic cloves, minced
  •  1 tablespoon of thyme
  •  2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard
  •  8 oz. Crème Fraiche
  •  1 cup freshly grated Old Amsterdam
  •  2 lbs potatoes-Yukon Gold, Russetts or Red Bliss, peeled and sliced 1/8” thick
  •  2 cups leeks, thinly sliced, white and green parts only

What To Do:

1.Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly butter 8 x 8 shallow baking dish. In large skillet, over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crisp, set aside, drain bacon fat, reserving brown bits; reduce heat to medium and melt butter.

2.Add leeks and garlic and continue to cook, stirring often, for about 3+ minutes, until leeks are softened. Remove from heat, season with thyme, stir in mustard and Crème Fraiche. Set aside.

3.Place 1/3 sliced and peeled potatoes into baking dish; sprinkle with ½ reserved bacon. Spoon ½ leek mixture over top. Repeat layer of potatoes, bacon and leek mixture. Top with remaining potatoes.

4.Cover with foil and bake 45+ minutes or until potatoes are tender. Remove foil, sprinkle with grated Old Amsterdam and bake an additional 10 minutes or until cheese melts. Let stand 5 minutes.

Recipe from Old Amsterdam Cheese

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