Gratin Dauphinoise I



U.S. Metric Ingredients
lb 1.25 kg Firm-fleshed potatoes
1 tsp 5 mL Salt
oz 3 g Garlic, chopped
1 pt 500 mL Cream
8 fl oz 250 mL Milk
to taste to taste White pepper



  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into thin slices (as for potato chips). Do not place the sliced potatoes in water.
  2. Toss the potatoes in the salt and garlic and arrange in an even layer in a buttered half-size hotel pan or a roasting pan of equivalent size.
  3. Mix the cream and milk and lightly season with pepper. Bring to a boil.
  4. Pour over the potatoes, then place the pan in the oven at 400°F (200°C) for about 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender and the sauce is thick.

Per serving: Calories, 300; Protein, 4 g; Fat, 23 g (67% cal.); Cholesterol, 85 mg; Carbohydrates, 21 g; Fiber, 2 g; Sodium, 490 mg.