Creamy potato and leek gratin

Creamy potato and leek gratin

Based on 32 ratings
Vanessa Pass

Vanessa Pass

Food Editor at Kitchen Stories

"This is an easy, no-mess gratin that can also be made with other vegetables, like carrot or pumpkin. You can also toss in beetroot to add earthy flavors and a splash of color to the dish. Pair this with fish or meat, or have it as a delicious main dish with a light salad."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
50
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
225 g
sweet potatoes
225 g
potatoes
½
leek
½ tsp
thyme
½ clove
garlic
62½ g
Gruyère cheese
30 g
Parmesan cheese
125 ml
heavy cream
50 ml
vegetable broth
12½ g
chopped hazelnuts
salt
pepper
MetricImperial

Utensils

oven, 1 peeler, 1 cutting board, 1 knife, 1 bowl, 1 cooking spoon, 1 grater, 1 baking dish

How-To Videos

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Homemade vegetable stock

Nutrition per serving

Cal643
Protein21 g
Fat41 g
Carb49 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Peel and slice both potatoes into thin discs. Slice leek into rings. Pluck leaves from thyme sprig and chop. Mince garlic.
    • 225 g sweet potatoes
    • 225 g potatoes
    • ½ leek
    • ½ tsp thyme
    • ½ clove garlic
    • oven
    • 1 peeler
    • 1 cutting board
    • 1 knife

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Peel and slice both potatoes into thin discs. Slice leek into rings. Pluck leaves from thyme sprig and chop. Mince garlic.

  • Step 2/4

    Grate Gruyère and Parmesan cheeses. Mix together cream, vegetable broth, grated Parmesan, garlic, and thyme in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
    • 62½ g Gruyère cheese
    • 30 g Parmesan cheese
    • 125 ml heavy cream
    • 50 ml vegetable broth
    • salt
    • pepper
    • 1 bowl
    • 1 cooking spoon
    • 1 grater

    Grate Gruyère and Parmesan cheeses. Mix together cream, vegetable broth, grated Parmesan, garlic, and thyme in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 3/4

    Layer potato and leek slices into a baking dish. Top with cream mixture.
    • 1 baking dish

    Layer potato and leek slices into a baking dish. Top with cream mixture.

  • Step 4/4

    Transfer gratin to oven and bake at 200°C/400°F for approx. 25 min. Remove from the oven, sprinkle with grated Gruyère, and bake for another 15 min. Sprinkle chopped hazelnuts all over and let bake for another 10 min. Enjoy!
    • 12½ g chopped hazelnuts

    Transfer gratin to oven and bake at 200°C/400°F for approx. 25 min. Remove from the oven, sprinkle with grated Gruyère, and bake for another 15 min. Sprinkle chopped hazelnuts all over and let bake for another 10 min. Enjoy!

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