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Gratin Dauphinois with the Panasonic CS-894 steam microwave

Course Microwave
Cuisine French
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 400 kcal
Author Adrian York


  • 1 clove Garlic halved
  • 700 g Potatoes peeled and halved
  • Salt and pepper
  • pinch Nutmeg
  • 225 ml Double cream
  • 25 g Butter


  1. Rub halves of garlic around the interior of the dish and discard.
  2. Place potatoes in dish with 45cm of water. Cover, place on the base of oven and parboil on STEAM 1 and LOW MICROWAVE for 12 minutes. Drain. Slice thinly.
  3. Layer the potato slices in the dish, seasoning with salt, pepper and nutmeg between each layer.
  4. Pour the cream evenly over the top of the potatoes and dot with butter.
  5. Place dish on glass shelf in lower shelf position and cook on CONVECTION 190 degrees C + SIMMER MICROWAVE for 25 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked.