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Potato Gratin recipe


1.5 lb (680g) Potatoes 1 lb (453g) Ground Beef 1 lb (453g) Zucchini 1/2 lb (226g) Carrots 1/2 lb (226g) Tomatoes 4 oz (113g) Cheddar Cheese (shredded) 4 oz (113g) Mozzarella Cheese (shredded) 1 Onion 2 Garlic Cloves 5 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste 1 Cup White Sauce white sauce Salt, Dried Parsley 1/2 Tsp Stew Seasoning (Advieh) Stew Seasoning, ADvieh Khoresht PREPARATIONS: 1- Dice the onions. 2- Skin and slice the zucchinis. 3- Slice the carrots and tomatoes. 4- Cook the potatoes in microwave, skin and cut in half inch slices. 5- Combine mozzarella and cheddar cheese in a bowl. DIRECTIONS: 1- Fry the onions with 2 tbsp olive oil in a pot until translucent. 2- Add diced carrots to the pot. 3- Mash garlic cloves into the pot. 4- Sprinkle a pinch of dried parsley. 5- Add stew seasoning and allow to fry for few minutes. 6- Add diced tomatoes and ground beef, stir and continue frying until the beef turns brown. 7- In a separate pan, fry zucchini with 3 tbsp olive oil (add a pinch of salt while frying). 8 - Back to the beef pot, Add tomato paste and as much as salt you would like. stir well and continue frying for few more minutes. 9- Remove fried zucchinis from the pan and place them on a napkin to absorb the excessive oil from the zucchinis. 10- Take a small bakeware (6 by 6), grease/brush with olive oil, cover the bakeware with a layer of slice potatoes (half of potatoes). 12- Transfer the beef mixture on top of the potatoes to create a thick layer of beef. Spread the beef across the bakeware evenly. 13- Add half of the cheese mixture (mozzarella and cheddar) on top of the beef layer. 14- Cover up the cheese layer with the remaining layer of the fried zucchinis. 15- Place the remaining of the slice potatoes on top so they cover the entire surface. 16- Pour a cup of white sauce on top or as much as necessary to cover the potato layer. 17- Spread the remaining cheese mixture on top. 18- Preheat oven to 350º f (176ºC), cook for 35 to 40 minutes, until it's golden.



Potato Gratin is considered an A grade meal in nutrition value chart. It contains high amounts of vitamins, protein and minerals. Potato Gratin contains high amounts of vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and vitamin C. It is also very high in Iron. Potato Gratin contains 8 to 9 percent protein. 3.5 oz (100 g) of Potato gratin has 123 calories and 62 calories from fat. 100 grams of it contains 8.4 grams of protein and 101mg of cholesterol. Potato gratin is originated in France but it is now spread across the globe and adopted it's own version in different part of the world.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 123  Calories from fat 62
Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.9g11%
Saturated Fat 2.5g  12%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 101mg4%
Total Carbohydrates 7.2g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g  5% Sugars 1.9g
Protein 8.4g

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