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How To Easily Make Gratin Dauphinois In Only Nine Steps

Gratin dauphinois (for six servings) :

Preparation : 25 minutes

Cooking : 50 minutes


  • 1,5 kg potatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 30cl sour cream
  • 80g butter
  • 1l of milk
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Peel, clean then cut the potatoes into thin slices.
  • Chop the garlic.
  • In a saucepan, bring the milk to a boil and add garlic, salt, pepper and ground nutmeg.
  • Dip the potatoes and cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 ° C / 360 ° F (thermostat 6).
  • Butter a gratin dish.
  • Drain the potatoes and put them in the gratin dish.
  • Spread cream over them and add few butter knobs.
  • Bake in the oven for 45 to 50 minutes.

Personal tips

You can add grated cheese all over the top of your gratin dauphinois !

Roast chicken, beef tenderloin, sausages or veal kidneys will go very well with your gratin dauphinois. A dry white wine will be perfect. Some red wines can fit the bill too !