BBC navigation

BBC

Potato dauphinoise

You’ll love these layers of creamy potatoes flavoured with black pepper, salt and plenty of garlic

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350C/Gas 4.

  2. Peel and halve one garlic clove and rub all around the inside of a 1.2litre/2 pint ovenproof dish.

  3. Roughly chop the garlic along with the remaining garlic clove then, using the flat end of a knife, crush into a paste with the sea salt.

  4. Layer the sliced potato and mashed garlic in the ovenproof dish, seasoning the layers as you go with freshly ground black pepper.

  5. Combine the milk and cream in a jug and pour over the sliced potatoes.

  6. Bake for 1 hour, or until the potatoes are tender and the top is golden-brown and bubbling.

Quick recipe finder

Type the ingredients you want to use, then click Go. For better results you can use quotation marks around phrases (e.g. "chicken breast"). Alternatively you can search by chef, programme, cuisine, diet, or dish (e.g. Lasagne).

Advanced search options

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.