Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

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The creamy cheese sauce and the tender potatoes in this classic French dish combine to make a deliciously addictive experience. To avoid lumps in your sauce, add the milk just a little at a time as you stir the flour and butter.

"Was very YUMMY! I did add Garlic and onion powder with some fresh ground pepper to the cheese sauce!! Very good my picky 5 year had seconds on them!!!!!"

- rachelamiot

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Ingredients

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4 each russet potatoes; sliced into 1/4 inch slices
1 each onion, sliced into rings
salt and pepper; to taste
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese; shredded

Original recipe makes 4 Servings

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Preparation

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Butter a 1 quart casserole dish. Layer 1/2 of the potatoes into bottom of the prepared casserole dish.

Top with the onion slices, and add the remaining potatoes.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

In a medium-size saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.

Mix in the flour and salt, and stir constantly with a whisk for one minute.

Stir in milk. Cook until mixture has thickened.

Stir in cheese all at once, and continue stirring until melted, about 30 to 60 seconds.

Pour cheese over the potatoes, and cover the dish with aluminum foil.

Bake 1 1/2 hours in the preheated oven.

Notes

Prep Time: 30 Min

Cook Time: 1 Hr 30

Min Ready In: 2 Hrs

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Love this! Thank you! I've made these for the last 2 weekends!
DeeSharif 5 months ago
lindalghln 7 months ago
made in a tiny convectional oven, and it was still awesome (:
SydneyMarieLiddell 1 year ago
lesliefigueroa 1 year ago
Was very YUMMY! I did add Garlic and onion powder with some fresh ground pepper to the cheese sauce!! Very good my picky 5 year had seconds on them!!!!!
rachelamiot 1 year ago
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