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Potato Dauphinoise

Ingredients

  • 500g Potatoes (King Edward or Desiree)
  • 200ml Double Cream or Creme Fraiche
  • 100ml Semi-Skimmed or Skimmed Milk 1 Crushed Garlic Clove
  • 50g Grated Gruyere Cheese

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/gas mark 4
  • Place the thinly sliced potatoes in a bowl of cold water, this will prevent them from browning, then rinse the slices and pat dry with kitchen paper.
  • Add the cream or crème fraîche, milk (semi-skimmed or skimmed for a lower calorie meal) and the crushed garlic into a large saucepan.
  • Bring to a gentle simmer and add the potato slices, cover the saucepan and then simmer for 10 minutes or until just tender.
  • Season well.
  • Empty the contents of the saucepan to a greased ovenproof dish; sprinkle the cheese over the top.
  • Pop in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden!
  • Take out and enjoy with good friends!

Recipes supplied by Potato Council, visit http://www.lovepotatoes.co.uk for more tasty potato dishes.