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Dec 23, 2006 05:07 PM

What kind of cheese can I substitute for gruyere?

I want to make Ina Garten's Spinach Gratin. It calls For 1 cup parmesan as well as 1/2 cup
gruyere, but the husband doesn't like gruyere, so can I use all Parmesan or get another type of
cheese ? (I'm thinking maybe Fontina)

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  1. Or Swiss. Usually I substitute a good swiss for Gruyere

    1. I like the idea of a combination of Fontina and Parmesan - parmesan will give it a little sharpness.

      1. Emmentaler, but your husband may not like it's flavor either. I like the combo of young fontina and parmesan, too, if he's just not a fan of these sort of nutty, aged cheeses in general.

        1. Thank's guys I knew I could count on you!

          1. You could even use a combo of parm and sharp cheddar. Whatever pleases the both of you. It will be fine.