Asiago, Potato, and Bacon Gratin

READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Put potatoes in a saucepan; cover with water; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until almost tender; drain.
  • Sprinkle potatoes evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt; set aside and keep warm.
  • Heat a saucepan coated with non-stick cooking spray over medium heat.
  • Add in the shallots; stir/saute for 2 minutes or until tender.
  • Sprinkle flour over shallots.
  • Gradually add 1/2 cup milk and stir with a whisk until well blended.
  • Gradually add 1 1/2 cups milk and stir with a whisk.
  • Cook over medium heat for about 9 minutes,stirring frequently until thick.
  • Take pan from heat source and add in 3/4 teaspoon salt, Asiago cheese, chives, pepper, and bacon; stir to combine.
  • Place half the potatoes in an 8-inch square baking dish that has been coated with cooking spray.
  • Pour half the cheese sauce over the potatoes.
  • Top with the remaining potatoes and cheese sauce.
  • Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the top.
  • Bake in a 350° oven for about 35 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned.