Potato and mushroom gratin


Preparation time: 20 min.
Cooking or baking time: 40 min.
Total preparation time: 1 hr.

A very tasty dish made from wafer-thin potato slices, mushrooms and bacon with a golden-brown cheese crust.


For 3-4 servings:

  • 500 to 600 g small to medium potatoes (preferably floury)
  • 400 g fresh mushrooms
  • 100 g bacon
  • 200 ml vegetable broth
  • 200 ml of cream
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt, pepper, a little nutmeg
  • 200 g of grated cheese (eg Emmentaler)
  • a little butter


  1. The oven is preheated to 200 degrees top / bottom heat.
  2. The potatoes are peeled and cut into very thin slices, this is best suited to a multi-hand grater. The mushrooms are cleaned and also cut into thin slices.
  3. Layer the potato and mushroom slices in a flat, buttered casserole dish, season well with salt and pepper and spread the bacon cut into small pieces over it.
  4. The vegetable broth is mixed with the cream and eggs and seasoned with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  5. Then pour the cream-egg mixture over the vegetable slices and spread the grated cheese and a few butterflakes.
  6. Now the mold is pushed onto a lower rail in the preheated oven and baked the whole thing about golden brown for about 40 minutes.

This is best served a fresh salad.

Potato and Mushroom Gratin. How to make potato mushroom gratin. | June 2021