Parmesan Potato Gratin

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One bite of these cheesy scalloped potatoes will have you begging for more. This potato gratin is layered to the brim with bacon, Parmesan potatoes, and onions for a tasty twist on the classic gratin recipe.

Parmesan Potato Gratin
Photo: Con Poulos
Prep Time:
45 mins
Bake Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
12 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pound Parmesan cheese

  • 4 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh chives

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh rosemary

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, cut up

  • 4 pound potatoes, peeled and finely sliced (about 12 cups)

  • Salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • ¾ cup whole milk

  • ¾ cup whipping cream

  • 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • Snipped fresh rosemary and thyme

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325° F. Brush the bottom of a 3-quart rectangular or oval baking dish with the olive oil; set aside. Using a wide vegetable peeler, shave Parmesan into thin strips (about 4 cups); set aside.

  2. In a small bowl combine bacon, green onion and chives. In prepared baking dish, place half the potatoes. Sprinkle with 1/2 tsp. each salt and freshly ground black pepper, half of the bacon mixture, and half the herbs. Top with half the Parmesan. Dot with half the butter. Repeat layers. In a small bowl whisk together whole milk, whipping cream, and flour; pour evenly over potatoes.

  3. Bake, covered, for 1 1/2 hours. Increase temperature to 400°F. Bake, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes more or until potatoes are tender and top is golden brown. Makes 24 1/2 -cup servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

192 Calories
11g Fat
15g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 192
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 392mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 8.3mg 42%
Calcium 242.3mg 19%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 276mg 6%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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