Veggie spinach and mushroom tartiflette with salad

Spinach and Mushroom Tartiflette

40 Minutes
Serves: 2
A delicious vegetarian tartiflette with layers of potatoes, spinach, onions, smoked cheese and mushrooms baked in the oven with a creamy sauce, This creamy potato and cheese gratin is served with a crisp green salad dressed with a mustard and honey dressing

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What you need Ingredients


  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 15 grams butter
  • 50 grams Applewood smoked cheese
  • 100 ml double cream
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 500 grams mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onions
  • 15 grams plain flour
  • 350 grams potatoes
  • salt (to taste)
  • 150 grams frozen spinach
  • 0.25 stock cube veg
  • 100 ml water (boiling)
  • 50 grams cheddar cheese


  • 50 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 0.5 cucumber
  • 40 grams Salad leaves


  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • salt (to taste)

How it's done Directions

Step 1

  • set the oven to 200C 400F or gas mark 6
  • peel the potatoes
  • slice the potatoes
  • add some boiling water to the pan
  • place the potatoes in the pan cook for 5 minutes
  • drain the potatoes

Step 2

  • defrost the spinach in a pan or microwave
  • squeeze as much liquid as possible from the spinach
  • chop the spinach finely and place in a bowl

Step 3

  • wash and slice the mushrooms
  • heat the frying pan with a little oil
  • add the mushrooms
  • cook for 10 mins
  • set a side

Step 4

  • peel and chop the onion(s) finely
  • heat the other frying pan
  • add the butter
  • add the onions
  • cook for 3 to 4 mins

Step 5

  • peel and crush the garlic using the garlic crusher or chop finely
  • add to the onions
  • cook for a minute or two
  • add the flour to the onions
  • cook for 3 to 4 mins

Step 6

  • lightly butter the oven proof dish
  • add the stock cube to boiling water
  • Add the cream to the stock
  • grate the cheese

Step 7

  • create layers starting with potato, add a little cream sauce with each layer
  • create a layer of spinach next
  • create a layer of onion next
  • create a layer of mushroom next
  • season with salt and pepper
  • and finally a layer of cheese next

Step 8

  • Repeat the layers finish with a layer of potatoes reserve a little cheese to sprinkle over the top later
  • place in the oven
  • cook for 30 mins
  • remove from the oven

Step 9

  • remove the tartiflette from the oven
  • sprinkle with cheese
  • return to the oven
  • cook for 10 mins
  • till golden browm

Step 10

  • wash mixed leaves and place in a serving bowl.
  • place a cross on the top of the cucumber
  • then slice the cucumber to form quarters
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves
  • wash the cherry tomatoes and then slice in half
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves

Step 11

  • mix the dressing ingredients together in a bowl

Step 12

  • remove the tartiflette from the oven
  • serve a portion on to a serving plate

Step 13

  • with salad

What you need Utensils

  • 1 bowl
  • 2 chopping board
  • 1 Garlic crusher
  • 1 grater
  • 1 jug
  • 1 large frying pan
  • 2 large knife
  • 1 medium pan
  • 1 oven proof dish
  • 1 sieve
  • 1 whisk

About our veggie spinach and mushroom tartiflette recipe

Lightly boiled slice potatoes  create the first layer, followed by wilted spinach. The next layer is fried onions and garlic followed by caramelised sliced mushrooms and grated cheese. The tartiflette is finished with a layer of sliced potatoes and a sprinkle of cheese and baked in the oven, served with a green salad and mustard dressing. This tartiflette is meat free and ideal for flexitarians and vegetarians 

For those of you who want to know a bit more about Tartiflette it originated in the western alps and is made with potatoes reblochen cheese, onions and lardons. The name comes from the northern alps name for potatoes. 

What makes our spinach, mushroom and potato bake the best

The combination of spinach and mushroom marries perfectly with the creamy potato and cheese tartiflette base, the star ingredient is the smoked cheese, which adds another dimension to the dish

Make a spinach & mushroom tartiflette for dinner tonight

This dish is a delicious late autumn, winter evening meal, and a great alternative to the more traditional veggie spinach and mushroom dishes like lasagne and risotto. For the perfect dinner serve this tartiflette with a fresh tomato and green salad with a honey mustard dressing

Dinner party main course

This dish makes a mouth watering main course for any vegetarian dinner party especially if it is a french themed party, we would serve it with a creamy mushroom soup for the starter and a french lemon tart for the dessert

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