Gratin Dauphinois Recipe

This French potato gratin is going to be your new favorite side dish! Top it with chopped parsley for even more incredible flavor.

Gratin Dauphinois Recipe

How To Make Gratin Dauphinois

The combination of potatoes dipped with garlic-infused cream is the best comfort food that you would ask for. This Gratin Dauphinois is topped with Gruyere cheese and then baked making it extra delicious on yoru first bite.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 15 mins


  • 3 lb. Idaho potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 6 oz Gruyere cheese, grated
  • ½ cup double cream
  • tsp kosher salt
  • tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 1 oz butter


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F and coat a heavy-bottomed baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

  2. Place a layer of potatoes on the bottom of the baking dish and top with cheese.

  3. Repeat layers twice more then sprinkle with salt and ground pepper.

  4. Combine double cream, garlic, and thyme in a small saucepan.

  5. Bring mixture to a boil.

  6. Remove and discard thyme sprigs.

  7. Pour cream sauce over potatoes.

  8. Top gratin with butter.

  9. Bake for 1 hour or until well browned. Serve warm.


  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 332mg
  • Calories: 401kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Cholesterol: 58mg
  • Fat: 21g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 990mg
  • Protein: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 199mg
  • Vitamin A: 745IU
  • Vitamin C: 14mg
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