Gratin Comtois


Gratin Comtois
This version of Gratin Comtois begins like the classic gratin dauphinois, but uses Morbier cheese, and diced Morteau sausage for a hint of smoky flavour.

There's no denying it, this is a rich and hearty dish!
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Last modified on: April 7th 2021

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
28 min.45 min.1 hour 13 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Gratin Comtois : Photo of step #1
Peel, rinse and dry 1 kg potatoes.

slice fairly thickly (a

mandolin is ideal for this).

Stage 2 - 15 min.
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Put in a large saucepan, add 1 Bouquet garni and 1 litre whole milk, salt and pepper.

Bring to a gentle boil and cook until the potatoes are tender.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Drain the potatoes.

Keep the milk from cooking them to use later in another recipe (bechamel sauce or soup, for example).

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Gratin Comtois : Photo of step #4
Butter a gratin dish and spread half the potatoes evenly in it.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Gratin Comtois : Photo of step #5
Add 250 g cooked Morteau sausage, cut into small dice or sliced.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Add the rest of the potatoes on top and pour 200 g cream over.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Top with 200 g Morbier cheese, cut into thin slices.

Stage 8 - 30 min.
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Bake for about 25-30 minutes (watch for browning towards the end).
Remarks
The Morteau sausage and potatoes can be cooked the day before, even several days in advance.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Freezes well.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,512 Kcal or 14,704 Kj166 gr242 gr209 gr
176 %64 %23 %32 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
131 Kcal or 548 Kj6 gr9 gr8 gr
7 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
585 Kcal or 2,449 Kj28 gr40 gr35 gr
29 %11 %4 %5 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 8.60 €
  • Per person : 1.43 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cauliflower "moelleux" in ramekins, Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa , Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Hearty potato and ham gratin, Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream), ... All
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Truffade, Real home-made chips* , Chilli langoustines, Chilli potato wedges, Potato and broccoli gratin, ... All
Cooked Morteau sausageCooked Morteau sausage: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Montagnon rice, Smoky canapés, Comtoise endive salad, Comtoise tart for Seàn, Bouchées montagnardes, ... All
Morbier cheeseMorbier cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Montbenoit's canapés, Ham and cheese slices with spring onions, Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Bouchées montagnardes, ... All
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