Au Gratin Potatoes
This Au Gratin Potatoes recipe is one of those delicious family dinner ideas you could make for special occasions or even on a regular day. It’s a great side dish to go with your choice of grilled meat. Potatoes are not only substantial but also add a lot of fun to the meals. They are extremely nutritious and have the right carbs. There are many potato nutritional benefits our body could use like potassium, iron, and vitamin c. There is also a good amount of protein in this recipe from the cheese. Nothing can beat the flavor of potatoes and cheese together. If you want, you can also add other types of cheese such as Swiss cheese for example also gives it a good flavor. You can also add ground beef or bacon to this recipe if you like potatoes and meat together. This is one of the best Potatoes recipes if your family likes potatoes. Give it a try!
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3 lbs potatoes
5 tablespoons butter
6 tablespoons all purpose flour (GF version use gluten free flour)
4 cups milk
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 teaspoons salt
1 dash cayenne pepper
2 cups cheddar cheese
1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated
Preheat oven to 350˚F
Boil potatoes until just tender, 20-25 minutes; drain. Do not overcook.
When cool enough to handle, peel and slice the potatoes into 1/4" rounds.
Layer the potato slices into a 3 quart baking dish.
In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.Add flour, stir while cooking, 1-2 minutes.
Whisk in milk and add garlic. Season with salt and cayenne pepper.
Stir in cheddar cheese and all but 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese.
Pour over the potatoes and use a spatula to evenly distribute and stir slightly into all the layers.
Sprinkle remaining parmesan cheese over the top.
Tent with tinfoil or put a cover to prevent the cheese from burning.
Bake for 30 minute or until the potatoes are tender and the dish is bubbling . Remove the tent or lid for the last 5 minutes to the cheese becomes nicely browned.
Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
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Nutrition Facts for: Au Gratin Potatoes From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Potatoes, butter, flour, milk, garlic cloves, salt, cayenne pepper, cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.* Per serving: Calories 535, Calories from Fat 250, Total Fat 27.8g 43%, Saturated Fat 17.5g 88%, Cholesterol 85mg 28%, Sodium 1256mg 52%, Potassium 1070mg 31%, Carbohydrates 50.8g 17%, Dietary Fiber 5.7g 23%, Sugars 10.2g, Protein 22.5g, Vitamin A 16%, Vitamin C 75%,
Calcium 58%, Iron 10%
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