MIXED POTATO GRATIN
IngredientsServes 6 to 8
2 tbsp (30 ml) sea salt
2 tsp (10 ml) pepper
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 sprigs thyme
3 sage leaves
1 pinch freshly grated nutmeg
2 cups (500 ml) whipping cream
3 large russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-in (2.5 cm) slices
3 large sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-in (2.5 cm) slices
1 tbsp (15 ml) butter
1 cup (250 ml) grated Gruyère cheese
- Preheat oven to 325 F (162 C).
- In a medium pot over medium heat, bring salt, pepper, garlic, thyme, sage, nutmeg and cream to a boil. Reduce heat to low and let sit.
- Grease a 10-in (25 cm) round or 9 x 11-in (23 x 28 cm) rectangle baking dish with butter. Lay potatoes in dish, alternating potato and sweet potato.
- Remove thyme sprigs and sage from cream and pour over potatoes, then sprinkle cheese all over. Cover with foil and bake for 1 to 1½ hours, until potatoes are tender. Remove foil and bake another 15 to 20 minutes, until cheese is golden brown. Serve warm.