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Delmonico Potatoes Recipe

These rich, cheesy potatoes are perfect for a large family gathering or a potluck supper. —Mrs. Arnold Sonnenberg, Brookville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 55 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min. YIELD:12-16 servings


  • 9 medium potatoes, unpeeled
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 pounds shredded sharp cheddar cheese


  • 1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 30-40 minutes or until tender. Drain and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • 2. Peel potatoes and coarsely shred. In a saucepan, heat the milk, cream, salt, mustard, pepper and nutmeg over medium heat until bubbles form around side of pan. Reduce heat; add cheese, stirring until melted.
  • 3. Place potatoes in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over potatoes. Bake at 325° for 50-55 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 282 calories, 19 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 515 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.