Simple Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe
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Simple Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe

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These cheesy potatoes are always welcome at our dinner table, and they're so simple to make. A perfect complement to ham, this homey side dish also goes well with pork, chicken and other entrees. -Cris O'Brien, Virginia Beach, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 cups thinly sliced peeled potatoes (about 6 medium)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 224 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 605 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted. Add potatoes and onion.
  2. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake 1 hour. Uncover; bake 30-40 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Au Gratin Potatoes in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 224 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 605 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 23, 2014

"I've looked for years for a recipe that cooks the potatoes completely and now I've found it. Very tasty and quick to put together. Not one complaint or alteration needed:)"

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Reviewed Oct. 9, 2014

"First time making this recipe. The neighbors that I shared it with and myself said it was really good. It had good flavor and the potatoes were perfect. I usually share with my friends when trying new recipes. I like the way this recipe is put together."

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Reviewed Sep. 22, 2014

"Divine!"

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2014

"My family says "you knocked it outta the ballpark with this one"! I think that means I'll be buying more potatoes :). Easy to make too (and I'm a novice cook at best)! We truly love this!"

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2014

"It is awesome"

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