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Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:160
Ready in:1 hour 30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:31st October 2012

This French-styled dish is traditionally made with Tomme or Cantal cheese but is equally as good made with Cheddar if you have to.

A great quick meal, supper or even snack.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 180° C (350° F - gas 4)


  1. Grease the base of a shallow baking dish or roasting tin.
  2. Arrange a layer of onions in the base.
  3. Top with a layer of potatoes, then a layer of cheese.
  4. Finish with a final layer of potatoes topped with cheese.
  5. Dress with nutmeg, salt and pepper and a few dabs of butter or oil.
  6. Bake for 1 hour and ten minutes., remove and allow to rest for 5 minutes
  7. If using lardons, fry them for 4 minutes first and add them in layers with the potatoes and onions.

Serving suggestions

Serve hot, sliced into wedges with a green salad


Squeeze a bulb or two of roasted garlic in amongst the potatoes for a really special dish!

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