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Parmesan Bacon Potato Gratin


Parmesan Bacon Potato Gratin – One bite of these cheesy scalloped potatoes will have you begging for more.

This potato gratin is layered to the brim with bacon, Parmesan potatoes, and onions for a tasty twist on the classic gratin recipe.

A medley of cheese, bacon, potatoes, onion and garlic, with a few more seasonings, creates an oh so satisfying side dish.

Parmesan Bacon Potato Gratin – Although it is certainly hearty enough to be a meal all on its own.

Parmesan Bacon Potato Gratin – This delicious creamy, cheesy potato dish is indulgent for sure and comfort food at its best.


Parmesan Bacon Potato Gratin Recipe

Begin by frying slices of bacon in a large skillet.

Then diced onion, garlic, salt, pepper, dried thyme, and paprika are sauteed in the remaining bacon fat.

A bit of flour is added and quickly browned before milk is added to create the creamy base.

Parmesan cheese plus the crispy crumbled bacon is finally added to the party.

Everything is then added to a casserole dish then baked for a while.

The dish is topped with more cheese, then baked some more until slightly browned. I

t really is a very easy dish to prepare.

Plus, Bacon Potatoes au Gratin can easily be made a day ahead, cover and refrigerated, then rewarmed in the oven before serving.

Preheat oven to 325° F.

Brush the bottom of a 3-quart rectangular or oval baking dish with the olive oil; set aside.

Using a wide vegetable peeler, shave Parmesan into thin strips (about 4 cups); set aside.

In a small bowl combine bacon, green onion and chives. In prepared baking dish, place half the potatoes.

Sprinkle with 1/2 tsp. each salt and freshly ground black pepper, half of the bacon mixture, and half the herbs.

Top with half the Parmesan.

Dot with half the butter.

Repeat layers.

In a small bowl whisk together whole milk, whipping cream, and flour; pour evenly over potatoes.

Bake, covered, for 1 1/2 hours.

Increase temperature to 400°F.

Bake, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes more or until potatoes are tender and top is golden brown.

Makes 24 1/2 -cup servings.

Parmesan Bacon Potato Gratin Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound Parmesan cheese
4 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled
2 green onions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoon snipped fresh chives
1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme
1 tablespoon snipped fresh rosemary
¼ cup unsalted butter, cut up
4 pound potatoes, peeled and finely sliced (about 12 cups)
Freshly ground black pepper
¾ cup whole milk
¾ cup whipping cream
3 tablespoon all-purpose flour
Snipped fresh rosemary and thyme

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