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Potato-fennel gratin

Potato-Fennel Gratin

Delight your taste buds with this Potato-Fennel Gratin — a creamy, cheesy, and buttery combination of silky-smooth potatoes and fennel!




  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Butter a 10 x 15 x 2 inch glass baking dish.
  3. Heat olive oil and butter in a medium-size sauté pan, sautéing the fennel and onions together over medium-low heat for 10 minutes, until tender.
  4. Place potato slices in a large mixing bowl with 2 cups of cream, 2 cups of Gruyère cheese, salt, and pepper.
  5. Add cooked fennel and onions to the potato mixture and mix well.
  6. Pour entire mixture into buttered baking dish, and press down lightly to even out.
  7. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons of cream and 1/2 cup Gruyère cheese, then sprinkle evenly on top.
  8. Bake for 1 hour, 15 minutes in the pre-heated oven, until potatoes are tender and the top is brown and bubbly.
  9. Cool for 10 minutes before serving hot.