Stacey's Fabulous Purple Potato Gratin

Stacey's Fabulous Purple Potato Gratin

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"This colorful, creamy potato casserole can be made more sophisticated by using peeled potatoes and herbed goat cheese."
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1 h 15 m servings 627 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 627 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 31.4 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 61.6g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 27.4 g
  • 55%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 754 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until it starts to brown. Stir in leeks and cook until just tender.
  3. Toss potatoes with flour and stir into leek mixture, coating thoroughly. Pour in milk and stir in goat cheese. Cook until cheese is melted and mixture is bubbly. Pour into a 7x11 inch baking dish and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until top is golden brown and potatoes are tender.


  1. 39 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Despite the review that RotorTrash left (and yes, my taste buds are perfectly refined, so thank you for that), I used cheddar. The chance that a family of five on a budget will have goat cheese ...

Most helpful critical review

I also substituted cheddar for the goat cheese, and I found the flavor to be a little bland, although I think a little salt might have done the trick. This was an easy recipe, and I will try it...

Despite the review that RotorTrash left (and yes, my taste buds are perfectly refined, so thank you for that), I used cheddar. The chance that a family of five on a budget will have goat cheese ...

Who knew cheese perference was such a controversial issue, especially in a dish that's basically peasant food. (The best kind in IMHO.) Since there are varieties of goat cheese that range from ...

This is a great recipe! I substitued cheddar for the goat cheese and it still turned out wonderful. I will make this one over and over again! *****Made this again 10/14/2005 with the correct i...

I dont know why anyone would choose to use cheddar in this recipe over goat cheese. The cheddar would take away numerous levels of depth from the amazing flavor combinations in this beautiful gr...

I found this recipe and was intrigued. I decided to make this with ingredients I had on hand: Idaho rather than purple potatoes, Feta rather than Goat Cheese, and Green Onion rather than leaks. ...

I made the recipe exactly as written. Loved it!! Got mad reviews from my finicky friends. I really loved the flavor of the goat cheese. Would never think of using anything else.

This is so yummy! I didn't have bacon or goat cheese, so I substituted canadian bacon slices and mozzarella. Even so, the flavors are wonderful. I can't wait to make this again.

This potatoe dish was DELICIOUS!! A few minor comments - 1) This is not a difficult recipe, but it does take a little preparation time. 2) I used regular Idaho potatoes, and it worked fine. ...

This was a great recipe, but I made some modifications. First, I didn't have any bacon so I left that out and sauteed 2 leeks and a shallot in a combo of butter and olive oil. Then I sliced a pe...

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