Festive Side Dishes – Au Gratin Potatoes

festive-side-dishes Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

Makes 4 servings

Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 90 minutes

Shopping List:

  • 680 gr or 4 russet potatoes, sliced into ½ cm or ¼ inch slices
  • 1 onion, sliced into rings
  • salt and freshly grounded pepper to taste
  • 45 gr or 3 tablespoons butter
  • 25 gr or 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 gr or ½ teaspoon salt
  • 475 ml or 2 cups milk
  • 170 gr or 1½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese

TO MAKE:

  1. Preheat oven to 200° C or 400° F.
  2. Butter a 1 liter or 1 quart casserole dish.
  3. Layer ½ of the potatoes into bottom of the prepared casserole dish.
  4. Top with the onion slices, and add the remaining potatoes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. In a medium-size saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  7. Mix in the flour and salt, and stir constantly with a whisk for one minute.
  8. Stir in milk.
  9. Cook until mixture has thickened.
  10. Stir in cheese all at once, and continue stirring until melted, about 30 to 60 seconds.
  11. Pour cheese over the potatoes, and cover the dish with aluminum foil.
  12. Bake 1½ hours in the preheated oven.

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Amount Per Serving
Calories: 499
Total Fat: 25.4g
Cholesterol: 77mg
Sodium: 683mg
Total Carbohydrates: 49.3g
Dietary Fiber: 4.4g
Protein: 19.8g

PDF of this recipe: 20141222-FSD-Creamy-Au-Gratin-Potatoes