Potato Leek Au Gratin
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Lovisa W. December 27, 2022
This was a great recipe. I have tried a number of different leek and potato au gratin and this is by far the best version! I think the vermouth makes all the difference. The only modification I made was to increase the amount of gruyere and top with a mix of gruyere and parmesan. I forgot to read the reviews in advance and didn't blot the potatoes. I had no issues with a watery sauce. It was absolutely perfect with my roast rack of lamb and sauteed brocolini. I'm serving leftovers tonight with a sauteed pork. I'm sure it will be even better tonight!
Sabine G. December 21, 2019
I made this exactly as laid out and it was phenomenal. The only difference is mine took a bit longer to cook. My potatoes were thin so I don't know why. Regardless, this is a MUST. It's excellent. Flavors are incredible. Everyone loved this dish! Making again for Christmas dinner alongside our prime rib. Boring baked potatoes are a thing of the past at our holiday dinner! I also dried off each potato so I wouldn't have anything watered down!
judytnelson December 10, 2019
I made this with no substitutions and it was beautiful and delicious. The reviewer's tip to dry the potato slices on a clean dish towel was very helpful.
Ceege March 26, 2013
I made this for a dinner party. So good! It went over well with my guests. A little hint: After I drained the potatoes, I placed them on a clean dish cloth, then put another cloth on top and gently blotted the potatoes. This will get just about all the water off the potatoes and will lessen the chance of a watery finished product.
sunnyside April 9, 2012
I made this for Easter dinner potluck yesterday. It was worth every calorie (and I'm on WW)! I kept revisiting the recipe... should I, or shouldn't I? Gave in. Boy, I'm glad I did! It was a hit with everyone. SUCH a treat and not that difficult. I prepped the cutting and chopping the day before (keeping the potatoes in a large dish of cold water, and put it all together the morning of. Wonderful.
Irina August 25, 2015
Were potatoes okay being kept in the water overnight? Didn't the dish become waterish? I want to do the preparation beforehand as well, but a bit worried about the quality of the result.
GipsyChef March 27, 2012
Here is a Video version of this recipe: http://gipsychef.com/2012/03/26/au-gratin/
creamtea December 22, 2011
This looks delicious. I'm going to try it (probably with lower fat-content half & half). Love leeks with potatoes. It was so nice to meet you at the book signing!
yquinonez November 7, 2010
I made your gratin yesterday for a dinner party to go along with deer medallions. It was wonderful. Your steps were precise, the amounts exact and the taste delicious, just the exact creamy texture. Thank you.
KitchenKim October 1, 2009
I have potatoes and leeks at home...tomorrow I will buy the rest of the ingredients for this recipe - it looks wonderful...
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