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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28 min.45 min.1 hour 13 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 15 min.
Gratin Comtois
Peel, rinse and dry 1 kg potatoes.

slice fairly thickly (a

mandolin is ideal for this).

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Gratin Comtois
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.
Gratin Comtois
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
Butter a gratin dish and spread half the potatoes evenly in it.

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

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

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

Stage 8 - 30 min.
Gratin Comtois
Bake for about 25-30 minutes (watch for browning towards the end).
The Morteau sausage and potatoes can be cooked the day before, even several days in advance.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Freezes well.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,506 Kcal or 14,679 Kj165 gr240 gr209 gr
175 %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
584 Kcal or 2,445 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Celery, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 8.60 €
  • Per person : 1.43 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sandwich bread, Hearty potato and ham gratin, Naan, Auvergne gratin, Pistachio ice cream, ... All
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Turnip top soup, Piedmont salad, Baked potatoes with poached egg and tuna sauce , "Day After Pork Belly" Soup, How to cook potato grenaille , ... All
Cooked Morteau sausageCooked Morteau sausage: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Smoky canapés, Gratin of Jerusalem artichokes à la Comtoise, Bouchées montagnardes, Sausage mushroom and cheese crumble, Montlebon toast, ... All
Morbier cheeseMorbier cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Montbenoit's canapés, Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Gratin of leeks with Morbier cheese, Bouchées montagnardes, Ham and cheese slices with spring onions, ... All
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