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Cheesy Gratin Potatoes

Cheesy Gratin Potatoes

Cheesy Gratin Potatoes Cheesy Gratin Potatoes are wonderful to serve as a side dish with chicken, pork or beef. Cheesy Gratin Potatoes are not only easy and affordable, they’re down right delicious. This recipe layers sliced onions and sliced potatoes in a casserole dish. The 

Vegetable Gratin

Vegetable Gratin

Vegetable Gratin A gratin is any dish that is topped with cheese or breadcrumbs mixed with bits of butter, then baked in the oven or under a broiler until brown and crispy. Special round or oval gratin pans and dishes are ovenproof and shallow, which increases 

Cheesy Broccoli Gratin

Cheesy Broccoli Gratin

Cheesy Broccoli Gratin

Cheesy Broccoli Gratin is super delicious. Gratin s are a great way to showcase any vegetable but certain vegetables such as squash, potatoes, and broccoli work especially well in gratin. Most if not all gratins are topped with some sort of buttery, cracker topping. This recipe calls for a topping made of panko bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese, making this topping lighter than most traditional toppings with a nice crunch. What are panko bread crumbs? I’m glad you asked!

Panko Breadcrumbs

Panko [PAHN-koh] hailing from 🇯🇵 Japan, panko is a type of crisp, light, large breadcrumb. The crumbs are used to coat foods for frying or sautéing as well as in recipes as a topping. Because panko crumbs are coarser than most breadcrumbs, panko creates a deliciously crunchy crust. Panko can be found in Asian markets and in the ethnic section of most grocery stores. Panko breadcrumbs are perfect to top Cheesy Broccoli Gratin.

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What is a Gratin?

A gratin is any dish that is topped with cheese or breadcrumbs mixed with bits of butter, then heated in the oven or under the broiler until brown and crispy. The terms au gratin or gratinée refer to any dish prepared in this manner. Special round or oval gratin pans and dishes are ovenproof and shallow, which makes for a larger surface area, therefore insuring a larger crispy portion for each person. Get the Recipe Here ▸