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Gratin du Nord


Gratin du Nord
This gratin combines the flavours that are so characteristic of France's northern region: endives (chicory), beer and Maroilles cheese.
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Last modified on: January 21th 2018

For 6 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
37 min.56 min.1 hour 33 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, with the dish covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Gratin du Nord : Photo of step #1

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Prepare 1 onion.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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Prepare and chop 700 g endives (head of chicory).

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 4 min.
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Pour 2 tablespoons oil into a large non-stick frying pan on high heat. When really hot, add 200 g small pieces of bacon.

Fry for 3 or 4 minutes, then set aside, leaving the bacon fat in the pan.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Cook the chopped onion in the bacon fat for 1 or 2 minutes without colouring.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Add the leeks and endives and mix well.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
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Add the bacon and 150 ml beer, then leave to reduce gently on low heat.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Butter a gratin dish and arrange a first layer of potato slices in the bottom (half the 800 g cooked potato).

Stage 9 - 2 min.
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Spread the leek and endive mixture over the top.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
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Add the remaining potato slices in a second layer.

Stage 11 - 3 min.
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Top with the sliced 400 g Maroilles cheese.

Stage 12 - 40 min.
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Bake for 30 to 40 minutes until the Maroilles is melted and beginning to brown.

Remarks

This recipe has only vague proportions, so do feel free to adapt it to your own taste, with a little more or a little less of the various ingredients.

Nutritional information

% 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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And to drink?: The perfect match: beer, of course, from northern France if possible. Why not the same beer as you have used in the recipe?

Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked potatoCooked potato: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokes, Baked salmon fillet, Potato galette, Warm scallop and cabbage salad, Pollack Parmentier, ... All
Endives (head of chicory)Endives (head of chicory): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Endive and cheese salad with croutons, Endive and walnut salad, Thin endive tart, Endives "bonne femme", Comtoise endive salad, ... All
Maroilles cheeseMaroilles cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Maroilles cheese quiche, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: French-style peas, Crispy spinach rolls, Rabbit with mustard, Alsatian-style salad, Vol-au-vent, ... All

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