Potato and bacon gratin

    50 min

    Otherwise known as a tartiflette. Potatoes combined with fried onions and bacon, smothered in a delicious French cheese, are baked to golden deliciousness! All you need is a green salad on the side.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 1kg potatoes
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 2 onions, sliced
    • 100g bacon, finely diced
    • 400ml white wine
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 2 thick slices Reblochon French cheese

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
    2. Wash the potatoes but do not peel. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil and cook the potatoes over medium heat for 20 minutes. Peel once cooked and cut into slices.
    3. Heat oil a frying pan over medium heat. Add onions and cook until tender. Add the bacon then the potatoes. Simmer for 15 minutes.
    4. Pour the wine into the frying pan. Season with salt and pepper. Pour into a baking dish. Arrange the cheese on top of the potatoes.
    5. Bake for 30 minutes, or until golden and bubbly.


    Reblochon is a soft cheese from the Savoie region of France. You can find it at Tesco or any good cheesemonger.

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    Great recipe - I wouldn't say it was perfect (then again it could just be me  -  07 Aug 2012