Creamiest potatoes au gratin

Cooking for a crowd? Then this is a perfect one pot dish.
 
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Recipe from: 15 September 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 1h 10 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 250
    g
    streaky bacon, diced
  • 2
    Tbs
    Dijon mustard
  • 5
    g
    fresh rosemary
  • 2
    Tbs
    butter, softened
  • 1
    kg
    large floury potatoes
  • 1
    cup
    cream
  • 1
    cup
    chicken stock
  • sea salt and bleck pepper
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Method

 

Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Sauté the bacon in a pan until crispy, add the mustard and rosemary and sauté for another minute. Remove and set aside. Peel and slice the potatoes on either a mandolin or with a sharp knife.

Grease an ovenproof dish with the butter, place a layer of potatoes on the base of the dish, top with a dollop of the bacon mixture and season well. Repeat until you have 4 layers.
Pour the cream and stock over, place the dish in the oven and bake for 1 hour.

To serve:
Serve hot with a green salad.

Words: Justine Kiggen,
Fairlady magazine.

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