Potato and Cauliflower au Gratin

Potato and Cauliflower au Gratin

Potato Side Dish: Thanksgiving is one of the most hectic days of the year in the kitchen. With so much going on, the TS4000 High Heat Torch can be used as a tool to get certain items out of the way fast without sacrificing any quality. Instead of spending all that time working on the same old mashed potatoes, try this Potato and Cauliflower au Gratin with melted cheese and chives that you can heat up tableside with the TS4000 High Heat Torch. Check out Chef Michael’s recipe below.


  1. Thinly slice 4 Yukon gold potatoes on mandolin
  2. Dice 3/4 cups of cauliflower
  3. In a large bowl add potatoes and cauliflower, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme, 2 cups heavy cream, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, 3/4 cup grated white cheddar, 2 tablespoons chopped shallots, 1 tablespoon chopped garlic and season with salt and pepper
  4. In a baking dish tightly shingle potatoes with some cauliflower and cheese in each layer
  5. Bake at 350 uncovered for 20 minutes then another 20 minutes covered
  6. You can either serve hot or cool and reheat the following day. Table side or right before you serve add a generous amount of white cheddar and Parmesan cheese atop and gratin with torch

Bernzomatic TS4000

What You'll Need


DuraCast™ 4000 Torch

Product Info


  • 4 Yukon gold potatoes
  • 3/4 cups riced cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup grated white cheddar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste