Cheesy Potato Gratin | by Let the Baking Begin!
Cheesy Potato Gratin
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr

A delicious dish made with sliced potatoes, cheese and a creamy mixture baked to perfection.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: potato gratin
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 237 kcal
Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin
  • 6 large Russet or Golden Potatoes peeled & sliced
  • 1 + 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic pressed or powdered
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan/Gruyere/Mozzarella grated
  • 3 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 475F.
  2. Sprinkle peeled & sliced potatoes with salt and toss together to coat.
  3. Arrange potatoes in ovenproof baking dish, like pictured above.
  4. Sprinkle 1 tsp garlic powder & freshly ground black pepper over the potatoes.

  5. Pour 1 cup heavy cream on top.

  6. Cover the dish with aluminum foil.
  7. Put in 475°F oven for 10 minutes.

  8. Turn the heat down to 400°F & bake for another 35-40 minutes.

  9. Once the potatoes are soft (prick with fork to test) remove foil, pour remaining 1/2 cup cream over potatoes & sprinkle with cheese.

  10. Turn oven to broil & allow the tops of the potatoes to brown up, about 4-5 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving.
Recipe Notes

*Cheese type can be substituted to your liking. Any good melting cheese will work fine for this dish.

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Potato Gratin
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 234mg10%
Potassium 1347mg38%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 338IU7%
Vitamin C 40mg48%
Calcium 248mg25%
Iron 11mg61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.