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Domino potato gratin

Published: August 21, 2015 at 2:31 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • serves 8

You can cook this alongside your Christmas turkey, or make it in advance and then reheat to serve. Look for long, similar sized potatoes for the neatest finish.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal372
fat24g
saturates0g
carbs32g
sugars0g
fibre3.3g
protein7.3g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 300ml
 double cream
  • 200ml whole milk
  • 2 cloves garlic, halved

  • 1 whole
 nutmeg
  • 1.5kg Maris Piper potatoes, peeled
  • butter
  • 2-3 tbsp parmesan, grated

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the cream, milk and garlic in a pan, adding a good grating of nutmeg. Leave to infuse while you prep the spuds.


  • STEP 2

    Cut the little ends off each potato so it’s a similar size all the way along. Cut into thin slices, keeping the slices together, then lay in a very large wide, shallow buttered dish approx 24cm by 36cm in rows, pushing down a bit like fanned out cards or dominoes. Keep going until the surface is covered.

  • STEP 3

    Reheat and season the cream, then discard the garlic. Pour over the potatoes and press down with the back of a fish slice. Scatter with the parmesan. Bake alongside the turkey (at 180C/fan 160C/gas 4) for about 1 hour 15 minutes or until tender and golden.

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