Gratin Parmentier

Gratin Parmentier
Here, a potato gratin meets hachis Parmentier (minced beef topped with mashed potato): 2 layers of potato around a layer of pre-cooked minced meat.
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Last modified on: May 1st 2019

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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Gratin Parmentier
Prepare and finely slice 1 onion and 2 spring onions (scallions).

You can also chop the larger onion.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Gratin Parmentier
Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan on high heat. When really hot, add the onions.

Salt, pepper and cook for 1 minute without colouring, stirring frequently.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Gratin Parmentier
Add 500 g minced beef, mix well...

Stage 4 - 15 min.
Gratin Parmentier
... and cook the meat fully.

Check the seasoning then set aside.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Gratin Parmentier
Slice 500 g cooked potatoeses.

Stage 6 - 20 min.
Gratin Parmentier
Pour 4 tablespoons oil into a large pan on high heat. When really hot, brown the potato slices on both sides.

Do this in batches if necessary.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Gratin Parmentier
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Butter a gratin dish and arrange half the potatoes in a layer in the bottom.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Gratin Parmentier
Add the meat.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Gratin Parmentier
Then add the remaining potatoes.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Gratin Parmentier
Top with 100 g grated cheese and bake...

Stage 11 - 20 min.
Gratin Parmentier
...for about 20 minutes, finishing under the grill, if necessary, to brown the top nicely.
It is not essential to fry the potatoes if they are already cooked, but this does give a much better flavour.

You do not need to use beef, so use whatever meat you prefer or have to hand.
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,467 Kcal or 14,516 Kj124 gr141 gr271 gr
173 %48 %13 %41 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
213 Kcal or 892 Kj8 gr9 gr17 gr
11 %3 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
578 Kcal or 2,420 Kj21 gr23 gr45 gr
29 %8 %2 %7 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 6.57 €
  • Per person : 1.10 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Minced beefMinced beef: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Moussaka, Chicano burger, Bolognaise lasagne, Meatballs, Gisèle's Pasties, ... All
Cooked potatoesCooked potatoes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Winemaker's toast, Lemony cabbage and potato salad, Potatoes with smoked salmon, Baked Camembert with Walnuts, Gratin du Nord, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Moussaka, Bourguignon potatoes , Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin", Gratin with Parmesan flavours, Soufflée omelette with cheese, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: New peas with almonds, Caramelized pear custard tart, Linzer torte, Cream sauce with Vin Jaune, Turban of sole with langoustines, ... All
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