Aromatic potato gratin with leek, thyme and garlic

4 persons | 80 minutes

This is delicious. The onions fried with garlic and fresh thyme give the potatoes a special flavor. Baked in the oven, the consistency becomes soft, juicy and very tender.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )
Aromatic potato gratin with leek
Aromatic potato gratin with leek

4 persons | 80 minutes

This is delicious. The onions fried with garlic and fresh thyme give the potatoes a special flavor. Baked in the oven, the consistency becomes soft, juicy and very tender.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )

Ingredients

  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 300 g leeks
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 sprigs of thyme
  • 50 g butter + some for greasing
  • 350 ml whipped cream
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Cheese, to taste, optional

Instructions

  1. Peel and slice the potatoes.
  2. Make sure each slice is no more than ¹⁄₂ centimeters thick.
  3. Boil the potatoes in boiling water for 3 minutes.
  4. Strain the vegetables in a colander.
  5. Cut the light part of the leeks into rings.
  6. Chop the garlic and thyme.
  7. Melt the butter in a frying pan over a medium heat.
  8. Fry the leeks in it for 5 to 6 minutes.
  9. Add the garlic and the thyme and continue cooking for 1 minute.
  10. Grease a casserole dish with butter.
  11. Scatter half of the potatoes and the fried leeks in the dish.
  12. Season with salt and pepper.
  13. Cover with the remaining potatoes.
  14. Sprinkle with salt and Sprinkle pepper and pour the cream over it.
  15. Bake the casserole for 45-60 minutes at 180 °C until the potatoes are soft.
  16. Sprinkle the grated cheese on the potato gratin about 10-15 minutes before the end of cooking.

Utensils

  • peeler
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • pan
  • frying pan
  • casserole