Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Leslie
Recipe by Little Bee

Au Gratin Potatoes are tradition in my family at Easter served with ham. These are my family favorite!

Top Review by Eat and be Merry

After reviewing all the gratin recipes on zaar, I chose this one and it was a big hit with my family. I love that it uses ingredients I already had in my kitchen. This recipe is easy enough that I don't have to read the recipe next time around, I know it by heart now. I also took off the foil for the last 15 minutes, then let stand for 15 minutes after removing from the oven. Rich tasting and very creamy texture. This is a keeper!! Thanks

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Butter a large square casserole dish.
  3. Layer 1/2 of the potatoes into bottom of the prepared casserole dish.
  4. Top with the onion, and add the remaining potatoes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. In a medium-size saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  7. Mix in the flour and salt, and stir constantly with a whisk for one minute.
  8. Stir in milk.
  9. Cook until mixture has thickened.
  10. Stir in cheese all at once, and continue stirring until melted, about 30 to 60 seconds.
  11. Pour cheese mixture over the potatoes, sprinkle with paprika and cover the dish with aluminium foil.
  12. Bake 1 1/2 hours in the preheated oven.

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