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Potatoes au gratin surprise


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  • 8 Large potatoes per person
  • 16 oz of bacon for 4 potatoes
  • 2 small cans of cream
  • Pieces or grated Gruyere


Servings 8
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Halve the potatoes lengthwise. During this temperature, preheat oven to 420 °.

Put the bacon in a pan to cook without fat.

Step 2

Put the potatoes in the oven, cut side down against the pan. Monitor the bacon. Once the bacon cooked, set aside.

Step 3

After 45 minutes, remove the potatoes from the oven. Dig out the flesh with a spoon and fill them with bacon. Keep the flesh for the presentation.

Step 4

Once the potato filled with bacon, pour the cream over it, do not overfill. Top with cheese

Step 5

Tip: replace the flesh of the potato in the oven

Step 6

After 15 minutes, remove the potatoes in the oven and serve very hot.

Step 7

Accompaniment and presentation ideas: Use the left over potato flesh for a light lunch. Top with bacon then serve with a green salad.

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  • Blue cheese
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Mozarella
  • 1 baguette
  • Sun-dried tomatoes
  • Bacon


  1. Cut your cheeses into thin slices
  2. Slice baguette down the middle (like a sandwich)
  3. Layer cheddar, blue, and mozarella cheese inside the bread
  4. Top with sun-dried tomatoes
  5. Close baguette and wrap with bacon strips
  6. Put in oven and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees
  7. Slice and serve!

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