Classic Lyonnaise Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

If you like buttery potatoes with lots of caramelized onions, then this is your dish. This dish goes well with anything.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Place the potatoes in a pot of salted water.
  3. Bring to boil and blanch for 2 minutes, until tender, but not to where they fall apart when putting them in baking dish.
  4. Remove from heat, drain and cool.
  5. In large sauté pan, heat the olive oil.
  6. When the oil in hot, add the onions.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Sauté until caramelized, adding in garlic just before onions are done and sauté a few minutes more until garlic is cooked.
  9. Remove onions from pan.
  10. Melt butter in pan then pour butter into baking dish.
  11. Layer potatoes then onions and repeat until onions and potatoes are gone seasoning with salt and pepper between layers.
  12. Place into 400°F oven and bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  13. This will make about 4-6 servings, depending on the size of the onions and potatoes.
  14. This is a wonderful buttery and oniony potatoes dish and goes well with anything and takes very little time.


Most Helpful

I just love this dish! I served it at a church luncheon and everyone loved it. Thanks for posting!

Sharon123 May 10, 2003

1/2 inch is too thick for the potatoes. 1/4 inch makes a better dish (in my view)

tsymon November 10, 2016

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