We really enjoyed this as part of our main meal today. The mixture of apples, potatoes and onions is really lovely.

Potato, Apple and Onion Gratin

Serving Size: 4


  • 6-8 med large red skinned potatoes
  • 4 large apples of choice (best is somewhat tart and baking)
  • 3 large red onions
  • 3 tablespoons oil or vegan margarine
  • 2 tablespoons thyme
  • 2/3 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup soy cream
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F / 204 C.
  2. Oil an oven-proof casserole dish, or 4 individual baking dishes
  3. Slice the onions in fine rings
  4. Heat the oil or vegan margarine in a large frying pan.
  5. Saute the onions until the begin to become glassy and soft.
  6. Thinly slice the potatoes, add to the onions and add the thyme, mix well.
  7. When the potatoes begin to soften, add the white wine.
  8. Core the apples and slice thinly.
  9. Add to the cooking potatoes and season lightly with salt and pepper.
  10. Mix the soy cream with the cornstarch and add to the mixture in the frying pan.
  11. Remove from the heat and place in the casserole dish or individual baking dishes.
  12. Place a lid or aluminum foil over the casserole dish and bake in the oven for 10 minutes or until the mixture begins to bubble and the potatoes become soft.
  13. Remove the aluminum foil or lid to the baking dish for the last 5 minutes of cooking in order to lightly brown the top.
  14. Allow the side dish to cool slightly before serving.