Au Gratin Potatoes

Au Gratin Potatoes

Enjoy these delicious potatoes topped with cheese and bread crumbs – perfect for a side dish.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:45

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups milk
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
6
medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (6 cups)
1/4
cup dry bread crumbs
Paprika, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 1 1/2-quart casserole with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion in butter about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly; remove from heat.
  3. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the cheese until melted.
  4. Spread potatoes in casserole. Pour cheese sauce over potatoes. Bake uncovered 1 hour.
  5. In small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup cheese and the bread crumbs; sprinkle over potatoes. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until top is brown and bubbly and potatoes are tender.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 540mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 15g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.