Leek and garlic potato gratin

    1 hour 15 min

    This rich luxuriously creamy leek and potato bake is great with pork chops, roast chicken, lamb or sausages.


    Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
    51 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 2 leeks, sliced
    • 3 cloves garlic, grated
    • 300ml (1/2 pt) milk
    • 300ml double cream
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 6 medium sized potatoes
    • 1 handful grated cheese (optional)

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Heat butter in a pan and add in sliced leeks; cook till slightly softened, about 4-5 minutes. Add the grated garlic for the last minute of cooking. Remove from heat and set aside
    2. In a bowl mix the milk, cream, salt, pepper and the leeks and garlic you've just cooked together. Set aside.
    3. Peel potatoes and slice 2-3 mm thick. Put an even layer of potato in the bottom of a casserole dish and top with cream and leek mixture. Continue repeating with another layer of potato and mixture till finished. Top with grated cheese (optional).
    4. Bake in 180 C / Gas 4 oven till golden and bubbly, 40 to 50 minutes.

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    Very easy and very tasty  -  25 Aug 2014


    Couldn't get enough of this it's so tasty yet easy to make. I used packet grated mozzarella and cheddar cheese on top which made it gooey cheese melt heaven! Served it as a main with green beans and peas. My vegetarian husband absolutely loved it.  -  23 Feb 2014


    I will defiantly be making this again, it was so nice I had the leftovers for my lunch and everyone was asking what it was.  -  06 Nov 2012