Gratin dauphinois


Gratin dauphinois

Gratin dauphinois

Gratin dauphinois consists exclusively of potatoes, milk (optional), cream, nutmeg, garlic, salt and pepper. Any other recipe is simply potato gratin. 

This dish is eaten as a garnish. Very tasty with sheep's meat and beans for example. 

The preparation is very easy but the gratin must cook for a long time. So start with the gratin then prepare the rest of the meal while it's in the oven.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine France, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 305 kcal


  • 0.5 kg potatoes
  • 200 ml cream
  • 1 clove garlic
  • nutmeg
  • salt & pepper



  1. Peel the potatoes
  2. Slice the potatoes

  3. Rub an oven dish with the garlic clove

  4. Put the potato slices in layers in the oven dish and mix between each layer salt & pepper and nutmeg

  5. Cover with cream


  1. Cover the oven dish with aluminum foil

  2. Cook in the oven at 160 °C for 1 h

  3. Make sure the potatoes are well baked by sticking a knife in them

  4. Remove the aluminum foil and cook for a short while to form the gratin

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