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Dauphinoise Potatoes

Categories: Casseroles, Entertaining, Kid-friendly, Thanksgiving
Type: Side Dishes

This potato dish is creamy, delicious, and easy to make.

Prep Time: 20M

Cooking Time: 1H45M

Serves: Serves 4


  • 2lb (900g) all-purpose waxy potatoes, peeled and cut into slices 1/8in (3mm) thick
  • 11/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 11/4 cups whole milk
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Combine the potatoes, cream, and milk in a large pot, and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce the heat. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the potatoes are beginning to soften.
  2. Transfer the potatoes to a shallow 2 quart (2.3 liter) baking dish. Sprinkle the garlic over the potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Strain the cream mixture through a fine sieve, then pour over the potatoes. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 1 hour. Remove the foil and bake 30 minutes more, or until the potatoes are hot and the top is golden.
  • Bake the casserole on a sheet pan, to catch any spills, or line the bottom of your oven with foil. This dish can easily spill when it starts boiling.

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Quick Cook.
Copyright © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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