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Au Gratin Potatoes

Au Gratin Potatoes
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 6
Enjoy these delicious potatoes topped with cheese and bread crumbs – perfect for a side dish.
Updated August 4, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
540mg
23%
Potassium
670mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
7g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
6%
6%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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