Potato Gratin

potato gratin
  • 1.5kg potatoes, any variety, peeled and thinly sliced (see note 1)
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups pouring cream
  • 1 tbsp garlic, freshly minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup melting cheese (tasty)
  • 4 thyme sprigs
  1. Preheat oven to 180°c fan-forced.
  2. In a medium-sized baking dish, arrange the potatoes vertically.
  3. Combine the butter, pouring cream, garlic and salt in a jug and pour directly over the potatoes.
  4. Sprinkle with thyme leaves, followed by the cheese.
  5. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour and 15 mins.
  6. Remove the foil and grill for 15 minutes or until golden (keep and eye on it during the grilling).

Make ahead instructions: Cook as per the recipe, cover with foil and refrigerate up to 48 hours prior to your event. Keep covered and reheat in a 180°c fan-forced oven for 45 minutes or until warmed through.

Note 1 – You use a sharp knife to slice the potatoes (try and slice them as thin as you can, aiming for 3mm thick), or use a mandolin slicer or food processor.

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