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Yum! Elegant! This rec: Individual Potato Gratins might go well with your meal.
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Posted to Thread #19530 at 8:20 pm on Dec 8, 2010
Individual Potato Gratins
1-2 large russet potatoes, thinly sliced (P's note: or Yukon gold potatoes)
1/2 cup grated Gruyere cheese
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves, minced garlic
1 tsp fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp dried, and a few sprigs to decorate tops
2 tbsp olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup heavy cream
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray 6 cup muffin tin with vegetable spray. If desired, place a small sprig of thyme at bottom of muffin tin.
In a medium saute pan add olive oil and finely chopped onion, cook for 5 - 10 minutes until softened, add minced garlic and continue to cook for about 5 more minutes. Add thyme and remove from heat.
Put three very thinly sliced potato slices in each muffin tin, salt and pepper. Put a heaping 1/2 tsp of onion mixture on top of potatoes and 1 tbsp grated cheese. Repeat layers two more times or until full, ending with potatoes on top. Pour 1 to 1-1/2 tbsp heavy cream over tops of potatoes. Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes, uncover and continue to bake for 15-20 minutes longer, or until potatoes are tender when pierced with tip of a knife. Let rest 3 - 5 minutes and run a knife around the edges. Invert gratins onto a plate and serve.
Source: Dacor training night
Patís note: These are delicious.
Made again using roquefort instead of gruyere and they were realllly good. Went well with Pan Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Herb and Mustard Crust
Other messages in this thread:
- 19530. REC: Veal Chops with Sherry Gastrique & Roasted Peperonata--thinking about this for Christmas--what - charlie - 7:16pm on 12/08/10 (3)
- Yum! Elegant! This rec: Individual Potato Gratins might go well with your meal. - Pat-NoCal - 8:20pm on 12/08/10
- or this very similar Fine Cooking recipe for Individual Potato Galettes [NT] [LINK] - Pat-NoCal - 8:24pm on 12/08/10
- Either of these would be perfect---thanks Pat [NT] - charlie - 9:23pm on 12/08/10