Leek and garlic potato gratin

Leek and garlic potato gratin


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

cheekycookie Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK

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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Reviews (3)


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

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