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Potatoes and yams au gratin

Savory recipes Spring Summer Fall Winter 30 minutes to 1 hour Végétarienne Easy Autocuiseur Plat à four
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
6 + 10 minutes
8 people


  1. Peel then chop the potatoes and sweet potatoes into small pieces. Place them in the steam basket with a little salt.
  2. Add 130 cl (5 and 2/5 cups) of water to the pressure cooker and insert the basket. Close the lid with the regulator and heat the cooker.
  3. When the steam starts to escape, lower the heat and cook for 6 minutes. Remove the pressure cooker from the heat. Depressurize before opening.
  4. Preheat the oven to 220°C (430°F).
  5. Peel and mince the garlic cloves but keep one whole.
  6. Mix the cream, milk, minced garlic, salt, pepper, and potatoes. 
  7. Rub a baking dish with some butter and the whole garlic clove, add the mixture, and place the dish in the oven.
  8. Bake for around 10 minutes or until the potatoes are brown.


  • 500 g (17.6 oz) potatoes
  • 500 g (17.6 oz) sweet potatoes (yams)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 20 cl (4/5 cup) liquid cream
  • 20 cl (4/5 cup) milk
  • Salt, pepper
  • 50 g (1/5 cup) butter


Pressure cooker

Pressure cooker

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Oven dish

Oven dish

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Use an oven dish to prepare delicious roasts and vegetables au gratin as well as lovely hearty family recipes like lasagna or moussaka.


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