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Easy Potatoes Au Gratin

  • Author: Laura
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 lb potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/8″ thick I used Yukon gold)
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves


  1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees. Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with butter.
  2. In a medium glass bowl combine the heavy cream, garlic, butter, salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  3. Place the sliced potatoes in three tight slightly slanted rows. Pour the cream mixture evenly over the potatoes.
  4. Cover them with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.
  5. After 45 minutes, remove the foil, top with mozzarella cheese. Bake for 20 minutes more minutes or until potatoes are done, nice and golden brown on top.
  6. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with the thyme.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American
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