25 Jan

Cheeky Minted Cheesy Dauphinoise Potatoes

Cheeky Minted Cheesy Dauphinoise Potatoes

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 1 hour, 45 minutes
Total time 2 hours
Meal type Main Dish
Portion Size 126g
Nutrition Per Portion
Calories Sugar Fat Saturates Salt
172 2.1g 7g 4.4g 0.321g
Serves: 4
Calories: 172
Time: 2 hrs

Ingredients

  • 500g Potatoes peeled and thinly sliced
  • 125ml Cream single
  • 75ml Milk semi – skimmed
  • 3 Garlic cloves crushed and chopped
  • 15g Breadcrumbs fresh
  • 2 teaspoons Mint chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley chopped
  • 60g Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese, grated

Directions

Advanced Prep
1 Wash the potatoes well before preparation. Mix the chopped parsley and mint together with the grated cheese (optional). Pre-heat an oven to 180ºC (350ºF) gas 4.
Method
2 Cut the peeled potatoes in 2mm slices
3 Place potatoes, garlic, cream, milk and nutmeg into a saucepan, bring to boil gently.
4 Transfer to a gratin dish, and flatten the potatoes down
5 Bake in the pre-heated oven for 1½ hours or until a nice crust is formed and all liquid absorbed
6 To finish sprinkle the cheese, breadcrumbs, chopped mint and parsley combined over the potatoes and brown lightly under a hot grill or in a hot oven.

Note

Equipment:
Cutting board, kitchen knife, spatula, saucepan, gratin dish.

Cheeky Service Hint:
Serve with grilled English Lamb Cutlets and a Redcurrant Sauce

Cheeky Handy Hint:
Use potatoes in season and favourites such as Maris Pipers.

Cheeky Healthy Hint:
Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese has 50% less fat and saturated fat than mature cheddar, 36% less calories and 19% more protein and 13% more calcium.

Potatoes are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium and are also a good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin B6 and Potassium, and a very good source of Vitamin C.