Potato Leek Gratin – Best German Casserole

The potato leek gratin is an authentic German recipe that you will love. It is very easy to make and you don’t need any special ingredients. Perfect for a dinner. Happy Cooking!

potato leek gratin

Ingredients Potato Leek Gratin

1 kg potatoes (preferably Gold potatoes)
3 leek
1 small onion
1 cube instant vegetable broth or home made broth – How to Make Vegetable Broth –
2 eggs
100 g grated cheese
250 ml heavy cream
salt, pepper, nutmeg to taste
some butter

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Cooking Instructions Potato Leek Gratin

– Peel potatoes, cut in thin slices.
– Make the broth per instructions, cook potatoes for 5 min in broth, then drain.
– Chop onion  fine, slice leeks.
– Pre-heat oven to 370 F.
– Heat the butter and saute onions and leeks for 2-3 minutes.
– Spice with salt and pepper to taste.
– Beat heavy cream with eggs, spice to taste, add 2/3 of the grated cheese.
– Grease a fire proof form with butter.
– Alternating add layers of potatoes and leek, on top add the heavy cream-mix.
– Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and some butter flakes.
– Bake in oven for about 30 min. It is done when you see a golden colored crust.

photo source: chefkoch.de

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