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Gratin Dauphinois a simple recipe






Ingredients


Gratin Dauphinois

to serve 6

900g / 2lb potatoes peeled and thinly sliced

1 large onion peeled and thinly sliced

25g / 1oz of butter

225g / 8 ozs gruyere cheese grated

salt and pepper

ground nutmeg

150 mls / 1/4 pt single cream

Blanch the potatoes and the onions for 30 secs in boiling water then drain.

Put a layer of potatoes in the bottom of a greased casserole dish.

Dot with a little of the butter and sprinkle with some onion and cheese.

Also a little salt and pepper and nutmeg, then pour some of the cream on top.

Repeat this until all of the ingredients are used.

Finishing with a layer of cheese. Pour the remaining cream on the top.

Cover and bake in a fairly hot oven 190c or 375f gas 5 for 1 hour.

Remove from the oven and place under the grill for 5 mins.

Or until the top of the cheese is golden brown and bubbling.

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