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Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe - Family Fresh Meals
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Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin

This Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin recipe is drenched in a rich sauce and baked to a golden, melt-in-your mouth perfection. You will never use another recipe.
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  • 6 russet potatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Gruyere cheese grated
  • 1 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh Thyme chopped or 1 Tablespoon dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 medium onion minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 Tablespoons butter


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Peel and slice the potatoes to ⅛ inch thickness. A mandoline works best to slice potatoes into uniform size but you can use a knife too. Submerge into a bowl of cold water as you work. This keeps the potatoes beautiful white.
  • Melt butter in a pan. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add bay leaf, onion, salt and pepper. Cook until translucent, about 3 minutes.
  • Add thyme, cream and milk and bring to a slow simmer.
  • Add cheese and stir until melted together. Set aside
  • Drain and pat dry potatoes. Prepare pan - rub butter or apply cooking spray to a 8x8 baking dish. Place potatoes in dish.
  • Remove bay leaf from cream mixture. Carefully pour cream mixture over sliced potatoes, ensuring all potatoes are covered. Cover with aluminum foil.
  • 10. Bake for one hour. Remove foil and bake an additional 30 minutes, uncovered or until cheese is golden and potatoes are cooked through.


Nutrition Information:

Calories: 463kcal (23%)Carbohydrates: 34g (11%)Protein: 20g (40%)Fat: 28g (43%)Saturated Fat: 17g (85%)Cholesterol: 95mg (32%)Sodium: 573mg (24%)Potassium: 803mg (23%)Fiber: 3g (12%)Sugar: 3g (3%)Vitamin A: 1054IU (21%)Vitamin C: 13mg (16%)Calcium: 543mg (54%)Iron: 2mg (11%)