This delicious dish was one of four created by Chef Dan Doherty for a recent event showcasing Grana Padano cheese and San Daniele ham. It was so good, I’m very happy to be able to share the recipe on Kavey Eats.
Find out more about Grana Padano cheese and San Daniele ham, here.
Grana Padano Cheese, Confit Onion & Potato Gratin with Prosciutto di San Daniele
A real comfort-food kind of dish with the added indulgence of San Daniele ham. The gratin of confit onion and potatoes packs a wonderful punch of flavour from the Grana Padano cheese.
- 200 g potatoes, sliced ½ cm thick
- 2 cloves garlic
- Thyme sprig
- Olive oil
- 500 ml double cream
- 100 g Grana Padano, grated
- 8 slices Prosciutto di San Daniele
Preheat oven to 160 degrees.
Heat the cream with the garlic, thyme & rosemary and season with salt and pepper.
Allow to infuse for 20 minutes.
Strain into another pan, add the potatoes and warm through for 2-3 minutes.
To make the onion jam, heat the oil and sweat the onions and thyme over a medium heat until soft and golden. Add the salt, pepper, vinegar and sugar and reduce down until a glaze.
In a baking dish, add a layer of potatoes and evenly spread 1/3 of the onion jam over the potatoes.
Sprinkle 1/4 of Grana Padano on top.
Repeat this process 3 times using all of the onion jam and potatoes .
Top with the rest of the Grana Padano and bake in the oven for 40 minutes.
When ready, take out and lay the Prosciutto di San Daniele slices evenly on top. Serve immediately.
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Kavey Eats attended the evening as a guest of the Grana Padano Protection Consortium and the Prosciutto di San Daniele Consortium. Recipe published with permission.
Please leave a comment - I love hearing from you!28 Comments to "Grana Padano Cheese, Confit Onion & Potato Gratin with Prosciutto di San Daniele"
Oooh melted cheese – heavenly then add the prosciutto – real comfort food!
Yeah, it was a winner!
Lucky you if you were able to attend such an event. I love the look of this sophisticated dish with the cheese and prosciutto. I wish I could have a bite to try right now.
It was a wondeful evening and best of all, I won a leg of San Daniele to take home too!
a delicious combo — a creative way to enjoy ham and cheese!
Yes, it’s really simple and yet really shows off these two ingredients!
Of what origin is this recipe?
Hi Alyssa, It’s not from a particular country, it’s a recipe developed by a London chef, Dan Doherty, to showcase the deliciousness of Grana Padano and Prosciutto di San Daniele.
Oh, I would definitely love this! Grana padano and prosciutto are my favorites!
So good, right?
Ooh this looks so incredibly yummy, I just want to stick my fork into that picture-)
Haaaa! They’d got this dish ready (except the prosciutto on top) before it was served, and it took all my self-constraint not to dive in as I walked past it on the counter of the open kitchen!!!
This sounds and looks so good! It reminds me of scalloped potatoes with the added bonus of prosciutto. Yum!
Yes, so good!
I’m a sucker for all these ingredients! Prosciutto di San Daniele is the best Italian prosciutto in my opinion. So delicious!
It’s very delicious!
I just dont even know where to begin with this…grana padano is always a winner…that ham though…and the confit onions?! Seriously drooling. Fab recipe Kavey 🙂
Yeah, it was so good. I need to get Pete to make this pronto!
Oh my, this is right up my alley! I am drooling! This is such an elegant dish and must taste fabulous.
Mine too, so good!
Ok seriously, how could anything be better than this? This is amazing looking. I would love to serve this for tapas night! I’m pinning for the next time we do that!
Oooh can I come?
Sounds a great winter dish, Kavey!
This sounds AMAZING. I love melty cheese and prosciutto – so savory and delicious! Yum!
Yes, a great combination!
So I was reading your new post thinking how I totally relate to that quote, but then at the bottom of the page there were grana padano and prosciutto daniele included… This dish looks soo delicious! I have to try out the combination of onion jam and potatoes…
Love that you were tempted away from the travel by this tasty cheese and ham dish!!!