Potato, cheese and onion gratin

Potato, cheese and onion gratin
  • Serves icon For 2-4 people
  • Time icon Takes 10 minutes to make and 1 hour to cook

This scrummy potato, cheese and onion gratin recipe goes great with roast lamb or beef for a warming weekend lunch.


  • 125g Caerphilly or Cheshire cheese, crumbled
  • 4 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 1 bunch of fresh chives, snipped
  • 500g floury potatoes, peeled and very thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch of spring onions, chopped
  • A little more cheese, to sprinkle


  1. Preheat the oven to 150°C/fan160°C/gas 4. In a bowl, mix cheese with crème fraîche and chives.
  2. In a buttered 1-1.2-litre baking dish, layer the potatoes with chopped spring onions and the cheese mixture. Cover tightly with foil and bake for 50 minutes, until the potatoes are cooked.
  3. Remove the foil, sprinkle with a little more cheese and dot with butter.
  4. Return to the oven for 10 minutes to brown.

delicious. tips

  1. Try adding sweet potatoes, for a splash of colour and depth of flavour. Substitute them for half the potatoes.


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