Creamy potato and meat gratin

Creamy potato and meat gratin

Based on 17 ratings

Johanna, Kitchen Stories

“This simple gratin brings together a potato casserole and bolognese sauce. Super delicious and easy to prepare!”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
45
min.
Baking
10
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
1 kg potatoes
400 g mixed ground meat
onion
1 clove garlic
250 heavy cream
150 ml whole milk
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp tomato paste
salt
pepper
olive oil (for frying)
butter (for greasing)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • saucepan
  • cooking spoon
  • frying pan
  • baking dish

Nutrition per serving

Cal
317
Protein
13g
Fat
19g
Carb
22g

Step 1/3

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Finely dice the onion and garlic. Set aside. Peel potatoes and slice very thinly. Combine potato slices with the heavy cream, milk, nutmeg, and a sprinkle of salt in a saucepan and simmer over medium-low heat until the mixture thickens, approx. 7 min.
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 potatoes
  • 250 heavy cream
  • whole milk
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • salt
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • saucepan
  • cooking spoon

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Finely dice the onion and garlic. Set aside. Peel potatoes and slice very thinly. Combine potato slices with the heavy cream, milk, nutmeg, and a sprinkle of salt in a saucepan and simmer over medium-low heat until the mixture thickens, approx. 7 min.

Step 2/3

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan set over medium heat and fry ground meat until golden, approx. 5 min. Add the onion and garlic and continue to sauté for approx. another 5 min. Stir in the tomato paste and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 400 mixed ground meat
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • pepper
  • olive oil (for frying)
  • frying pan

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan set over medium heat and fry ground meat until golden, approx. 5 min. Add the onion and garlic and continue to sauté for approx. another 5 min. Stir in the tomato paste and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 3/3

Grease a baking dish with butter. Start with a layer of potato, then add all the ground meat, and finish with another layer of potato. Place the dish in the oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 40 – 45 min. or until golden brown. Remove from the oven and let it rest for approx. 5 – 10 min. before serving. Enjoy!
  • butter (for greasing)
  • baking dish
  • oven

Grease a baking dish with butter. Start with a layer of potato, then add all the ground meat, and finish with another layer of potato. Place the dish in the oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 40 – 45 min. or until golden brown. Remove from the oven and let it rest for approx. 5 – 10 min. before serving. Enjoy!