Creamy spinach and potato gratin


Creamy spinach and potato gratin
This is a gratin with a difference: before going in the oven, the layers of spinach and potato are topped with cream in which Mont d'Or cheese has been melted (or another cheese, if you prefer).
16,2934.5/5 for 2 ratings
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Last modified on: December 17th 2017

For 6 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 3 people 6 people 12 people 18 people

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
18 min.47 min.1 hour 5 min.
Keeping: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Creamy spinach and potato gratin : Photo of step #1
Cut 800 g cooked potatoes into medium slices.

Stage 2 - 4 min.
Creamy spinach and potato gratin : Photo of step #2
Butter a gratin dish and spread half the potatoes in an even layer.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Creamy spinach and potato gratin : Photo of step #3
Spread 400 g cooked spinach on top and salt lightly.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Creamy spinach and potato gratin : Photo of step #4
Make a top layer with the remaining potatoes. Salt lightly.

Stage 5 - 7 min.
Creamy spinach and potato gratin : Photo of step #5
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Pour 200 ml liquid cream into a saucepan, salt and pepper, then bring to the boil on medium heat.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Creamy spinach and potato gratin : Photo of step #6
Turn down the heat, add 200 g Mont d'Or cheese in small pieces and beat into the cream with a whisk until melted.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Creamy spinach and potato gratin : Photo of step #7
Pour this mixture over the dish.

Stage 8 - 30 min.
Creamy spinach and potato gratin : Photo of step #8
Bake for about 30 minutes until the top is nicely browned.

Remarks

Mont d'Or is a delicious seasonal cheese that I particularly recommend for this recipe, but if you don't have any, use another cheese you enjoy, preferably a "soft paste" type.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,066 Kcal or 8,650 Kj70 gr172 gr123 gr
103 %27 %16 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
128 Kcal or 536 Kj4 gr11 gr8 gr
6 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
344 Kcal or 1,440 Kj12 gr29 gr21 gr
17 %4 %3 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked potatoCooked potato: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Green Piedmont Salad, Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Baked salmon fillet, Pollack Parmentier, Croque-monsieur gourmand, ... All
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Salmon and Spinach Gratin, Spinach Mornay, Spinach on toast with bechamel, Spinach and Comté Loaf, Spinach brik parcels, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote, Turnip and sesame puree (tahina) soup, Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks, French toast "cordon bleu", ... All
Mont d'Or cheeseMont d'Or cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Morel risotto with Vin Jaune and Mont d'Or, Sausage with duchess potatoes and a Mont d'Or fondue , Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Baked Mont d'Or with diced mixed vegetables, ... All

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