Two-Cheese Potato Gratin

Deliver a side sure to have them asking for seconds—this two-cheese potato gratin with Cheddar, Gruyère and just a touch of Dijon mustard for added zip.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3
cups milk
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
10
cups thinly sliced (about 1/8 inch) Yukon gold potatoes (about 3 lb)
1 1/2
cups shredded Gruyère cheese (6 oz)
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour with wire whisk until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauce is slightly thickened. Stir in mustard and salt.
  • 3 Place half of the potatoes in baking dish; top with half of the sauce and half of each of the cheeses. Repeat layers.
  • 4 Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until potatoes are tender and top is golden brown. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Gruyère cheese has a rich, sweet, nutty flavor and melts easily.

Yukon gold potatoes have a yellow-gold color and creamy texture and hold their shape without being waxy.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
350mg
350%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 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 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.