Potatoes Boulangère

  • Potatoes Boulangère
  • Potatoes Boulangère
Skill level
Keen cook
Cooking Time
50 mins
Serves 3-4
Side dish

Give your potatoes a little kick with this simple, yet tasty, recipe.

This French-style dish makes a great winter warmer. Cooked slowly and seasoned well, it offers a certain 'je ne sais quoi' to a winter feast.


  • 2 large red potatoes (Desiree or Mozart work well), peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium sized onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 300ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • A few sprigs of thyme, de-stalked and finely chopped
  • Sea salt and black pepper to season


  1. 1Pre-heat oven to 180ºC / 160°C / Gas 4/5 .
  2. 2Layer the potatoes, onions, garlic and thyme in an oven proof dish. Season in between layers.
  3. 3Add the stock and dot the top with butter.
  4. 4Cover with a lid or foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  5. 5Remove the lid and cook for a further 30 minutes or until cooked through and browned on top.