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  • Writer's pictureBobbi Jo Lathan

Potato Gratin With Two Cheeses

Updated: Dec 31, 2023

baked potato with cheese

I’m tellin’ you…this is such a delicious recipe. It’s creamy and cheesy, and once it’s beautifully browned on top, your dinner guests will ooh and ahh at how tasty it looks! This is one yummy-in-your-tummy side dish! Enjoy!

Potato Gratin With Two Cheeses

Recipe by: Bobbi Jo Lathan

Recipe type: Side Dish

Cuisine: Southern

Serves: 4


15 mins


35 mins


50 mins


1 cup Half & half

1 cup Heavy cream

21⁄2 lbs. Potatoes (peeled and sliced thin)

1 cup Shredded Gruyere cheese

1 cup Grated Parmesan

3 tablespoons Butter

Salt & pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 325º F.

  2. Grease a 9x13 baking dish.

  3. In a large bowl, stir together the half and half, cream, 2 teaspoons salt and 11⁄2 teaspoons pepper. Add the potatoes and coat evenly with cream mixture.

  4. Layer the potato slices in the greased dish, scatter cheeses and layer more potato slices until you have at least three layers. If you have to, press it with your palm to fit it snugly into the dish.

  5. Top with remaining cheese and pour any remaining cream into the dish.

  6. Scatter some butter over the top and bake ‘til a knife inserted into the potatoes meets with no resistance, about 35-40 minutes.

  7. Let it rest for about 8 minutes and serve.


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