New potatoes Lorraine

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Love quiche? Try this dauphinoise-like bake that skips pastry in favour of new potatoes, bacon and a creamy cheese sauce

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:35 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 650
  • fat 48g
  • saturates 25g
  • carbs 28g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 27g
  • salt 2.8g


  • 650g baby new potatoes
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 200g thick smoked bacon rashers, chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 300ml milk
  • 170ml pot double cream
  • 100g cheddar or Gruyère or a mix of both, grated
  • handful rocket, plus your favourite salad dressing, to serve


  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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