Dauphinoise Potatoes: Great For Dinner Sides

Recipe and photo credit by - Rachel's

Dauphinoise Potatoes: Great For Dinner Sides.

We love yummy Dauphinoise Potatoes here!

Do you?

Dauphinoise Potatoes

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Dauphinoise Potatoes: Great For Dinner Sides.

Dauphinoise Potatoes

How To Make Dauphinoise Potatoes:

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour


800g Maris Piper potatoes, thinly sliced

1 large onion, finely sliced

2 garlic cloves, crushed

25g butter

300g Rachel’s greek style natural yogurt

200g double cream

Salt and pepper

Sprinkle of nutmeg

Grated parmesan

Dauphinoise Potatoes


1.) Pre-heat the oven to 190°C/327°F/Gas Mark 5 and grease a gratin or a suitable ovenproof dish.

2.) Peel the potatoes and place in a pan of cold water, bring to the boil, cook for approx 10 minutes until the slices are tender.

3.) Drain using a colander and leave to cool slightly.

4.) Layer the potatoes with the onions and garlic into the dish and season with salt and pepper.

5.) Mix the yogurt and cream together in a jug, until smooth.

6.) Pour the mixture over the potatoes, it should nearly reach the surface of the dish.

7.) Sprinkle with nutmeg and parmesan and bake until golden brown and bubbling for approximately 1 hour.

8.) Let the gratin rest for 10 minutes before serving and serve whilst still warm.

Tip: Try this dish with a traditional Sunday roast, yummy!!

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Protein 4.7g,
Carbs 120.3g,
Fat 20.7g,
Sat Fat 12.8g,
Fibre 1.6g,
Sugar 4.9g,
Salt 0.1g

Recipe and photo credit by – Rachel’s

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  1. Zoe
    12 March 2012 / 21:21

    Hmmm! I shall try this with a Sunday roast for a change. Sounds mouth-watering and has got me thinking I might even have to have a go before the weekend! Thank you, will keep you posted on the outcome!

    • 13 March 2012 / 06:58

      Just visited your website you have some amazing jewellery 🙂

  2. Mary Sullivan Frasier
    12 March 2012 / 14:09

    I love a potato gratin with a roast, especially when it's a cut of meat that doesn't produce enough drippings for gravy or a pan sauce. I've never thought to use yogurt before, but I imagine it would lend a delicious tang. I'll be copying this one into my recipe file for sure! Have an awesome week!

    • 13 March 2012 / 06:54

      Oh Mary you are making me hungry and I'be only just woken up lol,thanks for the comment 🙂

  3. Judy Haughton-James
    8 March 2012 / 16:43

    I like potatoes and this dish certainly looks delicious Clairejustine! Have a good Thursday.

    • 8 March 2012 / 21:20

      Hi Judy thank you hope your having a great day 🙂

  4. Kit @ i-lostinausten
    8 March 2012 / 16:31

    Sounds interesting using Greek yogurt. I can imagine these fine combinations tastes yummy creamy delights! We love cream so this recipe definitely for us! 🙂

    • 8 March 2012 / 21:19

      Thanks for the comment,hope you get to try it 🙂

  5. heather @ new house, new home, new life
    8 March 2012 / 12:47

    These look amazing. I've made this type of potatoe before, but always used cream. The yogurt must give them a nice tangy taste. I'm "pinning" this recipe to use later. Would be great with the Easter ham.

    • 8 March 2012 / 21:16

      Hi Heather,thanks for the comment and pinning 🙂 will go great with ham yummy 🙂