nutritional information

Per 1/2-cup serving:

  • Calories: 145
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Total Fat: <1 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Cholesterol: 4 mg
  • Sodium: 39 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 5 g

Gratin Dauphinois

Gratin Dauphinois

Serves 8

This classic variation on potatoes au gratin is a cheese-free affair. To make the recipe gluten-free, simply omit the flour and replace the milk with heavy cream, which will thicken as it cooks.
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 2 ½ lb. Yukon gold or boiling potatoes, peeled and sliced ⅛-inch thick
  • 2 ½ cups low-fat milk
  • ⅛ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tbs. all-purpose flour

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat 11- x 7-inch baking dish with cooking spray, and rub inside with cut side of halved garlic clove.

2. Place garlic halves in large saucepan with potatoes, milk, nutmeg, and salt and pepper to taste; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 5 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.

3. Transfer potatoes to prepared baking dish using slotted spoon (discard garlic halves). Measure flour into medium bowl, and slowly whisk remaining hot milk mixture into flour until no lumps remain. Pour sauce over potatoes. Bake 1 hour, or until top is golden brown.

November 2013 p.60

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Hi Kim: yes, you can sub an equal amount of unsweetened almond milk or organic soymilk for the milk.

Tami Fertig, VT Associate Editor - 2013-11-22 17:40:10

Could almond milk be used instead for a vegan option?

kim - 2013-11-21 15:11:47