Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe
I love making homemade recipes for my family. This side dish compliments many main dishes and is so easy to make.—Carol Van Sickle, Versailles, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:12 servings
- 8 cups cubed peeled potatoes
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 cups milk
- 1 pound process American cheese, cubed
- Minced fresh parsley
- 1. In a large saucepan, cook potatoes in boiling water until done. Drain and place in a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. In a saucepan, melt butter. Add the flour, salt and pepper; stir to form a smooth paste. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 1 minute. Add cheese; stir just until melted. Pour over potatoes. Cover and bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 12 servings.
1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 270 calories, 14 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 656 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.
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