I served these easy potatoes au gratin along with the Rosemary Maple Pork Roast recipe that I shared yesterday. I love this version of au gratin potatoes because it doesn’t require you to make a cheese sauce.
This is also easy enough you could even make it for yourself for mother’s day. The hardest part of making these easy potatoes au gratin is probably is slicing the potatoes. First thing you need to do is grease a baking dish with butter and set aside. Then you need to mix some cream with some melted butter, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Next, you need to slice the potatoes. Then need to be about 1/8 of an inch thick. It’s easiest to do this if you have a mandolin or slicer disk on your food processor. Once you have them slice, you will arrange the potatoes in three rows slanted slightly. Then you take that cream mixture and pour it all over the potatoes. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
Now after it bakes, this is where the cheese comes in. You remove the foil and cover with some mozzarella cheese. The potatoes go back in the oven for 20 minutes until the potatoes are tender and the top is brown. Remove from the oven tan sprinkle with some dried thyme leaves. That’s it, these amazing potatoes are ready to enjoy.
This recipe is adapted from Primavera Kitchen.