Meryl's "Too Soon" Country Potatoes au Gratin

Meryl's "Too Soon" Country Potatoes au Gratin

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by Meryl Cook

"Most recipes, I modify. I wouldn't change a thing with this one. Great flavor and texture and we love it."


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2 teaspoons Butter
1 medium onion; thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic; minced
4 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
1 teaspoon Salt
0.25 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
0.67 cup all-purpose flour
6 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese; divided
6 ounces ham; diced
3 lbs peeled baking potatoes; cut into 1/8-inch-thick sl
Cooking spray

Original recipe makes 8



1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Combine milk, salt, pepper, and flour, stirring with a whisk. Add milk mixture to pan. Bring to a simmer; cook until slightly thick (about 2 minutes), stirring frequently. Add 4 ounces cheese and ham, stirring until cheese melts. Stir in potatoes.

3. Place the potato mixture in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle potato mixture with remaining 2 ounces of cheese. Cover with foil coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 30 minutes or until lightly browned and potatoes are tender. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.


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Most recipes, I modify. I wouldn't change a thing with this one. Great flavor and texture and we love it.
DomenellaFam1 3 years ago

Tasted great, but too much of the milk-flour mixture for 3 lbs of potatoes. Probably about right for 5 lbs. in which case the cheese should probably increase to 6 and 3 oz.
AWhome 3 years ago

I made this for dinner tonight to compliment a couple of ribeyes. All I can say is fantastic.
haygoth 4 years ago

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vferrari 6 years ago

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