New potatoes Lorraine

New potatoes Lorraine

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(5 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins - 35 mins


Serves 4
Love quiche? Try this dauphinoise-like bake that skips pastry in favour of new potatoes, bacon and a creamy cheese sauce

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal650
  • fat48g
  • saturates25g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre3g
  • protein27g
  • salt2.8g
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  • 650g baby new potato
    New potatoes

    New potatoes

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    New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

  • 1 tsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced



    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 200g thick smoked bacon rashers, chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 300ml milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…

  • 170ml pot double cream
  • 100g cheddar or gruyère or a mix of both, grated



    Gruyère is an undoubted pinnacle of traditional Swiss cheese-making, a culinary masterpiece as…

  • handful rocket, plus your favourite salad dressing, to serve



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…


  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Boil the potatoes for 10-12 mins until almost tender.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the shallots and bacon until the shallots have softened. Beat the eggs, milk and cream with some seasoning.

  3. Slice the potatoes thickly – you can skin them first if you like – and place in a large, shallow ovenproof dish.

  4. Scatter over the bacon and shallots, then pour over the egg mixture and scatter on the cheese. Bake for 25-30 mins until set. Serve topped with dressed rocket.

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25th Jun, 2014
Lovely comfort food dish, I expected it to stick to the lasagna dish that I made it in, but it didn't, I upped the quantities slightly to feed 5 and it worked a treat. Great way to help with the egg glut from my hens and use my lovely home grown potatoes.
26th Sep, 2013
Made this tonight and it was lovely. So easy and filling. Everyone in the family enjoyed it and have already asked for it to be made again. Highly recommend it.
24th Jun, 2013
Made pretty much to the recipe, turned out lovely. Ideal comfort food. Toddler friendly (& even whizzed it up for 11mnth son) and both enjoyed. I made it ahead and microwaved it when required & texture was still good. Make again? Yes!
12th Jun, 2013
We really enjoyed this, I added peas to mine. Will make again.
30th Jun, 2014
Do you parboil the new potatoes first?
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7th Jul, 2014
You need to cook the potatoes as stated in step 1, thanks.
1st Nov, 2013
Can this be frozen? At what stages can you freeze it, before going into the oven or after, and if before, what would you increase the cooking time by?
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7th Jul, 2014
For best results make this fresh and do not freeze.
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