Au Gratin Potatoes

Ready in 1 hour

These cheesy potatoes are always welcome at our dinner table, and they're so simple to make. A perfect compliment to ham, this versatile, homey side dish also goes well with pork, chicken and other entree.

"These are one of the best recipes for au gratin potatoes I ever tried. I would cut back the salt though."

- jsonon

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4 avg, 7 review(s) 83% would make again


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3 tablespoon Butter
3 tablespoon All purpose flour
1 1/2 tablespoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Pepper
2 cup milk
1 cup Cheddar; shredded
5 cup Potato; thinly sliced
1/2 cup Onion; chopped

Original recipe makes 6



In a large saucepan, melt butter over low hear. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese until melted. Add potatoes and onion; stir well.

Transfer to a greased 2-qt baking dish. Cover and back at 350? for 1 hour. Uncover; back 30-40 minutes longer or until the potatoes are tender.


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I added dried breadcrumbs on top during the last 20 minutes and reduced the salt.
AESG 4 months ago
Awesome potatoes! I cut the salt in half after reading other reviews, turned out very good!
mechellepiercefainmorrison 2 years ago
These are one of the best recipes for au gratin potatoes I ever tried. I would cut back the salt though.
jsonon 3 years ago
This recipe was VERY SALTY!!!! We could not eat these potatoes! If I was to try this again I would cut out the salt altogether!
Stefl217 4 years ago
jsinning 4 years ago
Did two cups of four cheeseblend instead of one cup only of cheddar and was very good.
Timebomb4 4 years ago
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nicholas123 5 years ago
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