Kevin's Slow Cooker Cheesy Beef and Potato Gratin

Beef and potato cheese gratin Beef and potato cheese gratin

This heart warming dish can slow cook while you go about your day. 

4 people 180 minutes 10 minutes


  • 750 g Beef Steak Mince
  • 150 ml Beef Stock warm
  • 3 - Carrots diced
  • 150 g Cheddar Cheese grated
  • 4 clove Garlic chopped
  • 0.5 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Mixed Herbs
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 2 - Onion sliced
  • 75 g Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 1 kg Potato roosters
  • 3 tbsp Red Pesto
  • 1 pinch Salt and Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce


  1. Heat a large pan over high heat with a little oil and add in the meat.
  2. Sear for 3 -5 minutes until coloured. Season with Worcestershire sauce, red pesto, cinnamon, dried herbs, salt and pepper. Remove from the heat.  
  3. Line a slow cooker bowl with about a third of the potatoes. Add half of the onion, carrot and garlic. Cover with half of the caramelised minced beef and half of the grated cheddar cheese. 
  4. Repeat the layering process with the second third of potatoes and the rest of the onions, beef and cheese.
  5. Cover with the last third of the sliced potatoes and sprinkle with the parmesan and extra dried herb if desired.
  6. Drizzle the beef stock over and cover with the lid.  
  7. Cook on high for 3-4 hours until the potatoes and beef are fully cooked. Do not open the lid during cooking time. 

Serve and enjoy! 

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