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Creamy Thyme Potato Gratin

An elegant side dish that's so easy to make
Creamy Thyme Potato Gratin
Photo courtesy of McCormick

Rich layers of potatoes seasoned with savory cream cheese, thyme and garlic and topped with a crunchy Parmesan bread crumb topping is perfect as a special occasion side dish.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
1 h and 15 m
20 m
(prepare time)
55 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (about 4 cups)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 Teaspoon McCormick® Thyme Leaves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon McCormick® White Pepper, Ground
  • 4 Ounces (1/2 of 8-ounce package) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 Cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons dry bread crumbs


Preheat oven to 375°F.

Toss potatoes with melted butter, thyme, garlic salt and white pepper in medium bowl.

Mix cream cheese and cream until well blended.

Layer 1/3 of potato mixture in 1 1/2-quart baking dish.

Spread 1/2 of the cream cheese mixture evenly over potatoes.

Repeat layers, ending with potatoes.

Mix Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs in small bowl.

Sprinkle over potatoes.

Cover with foil.

Bake 40 minutes.

Remove foil.

Bake 15 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender and top is golden brown.