Potato and Macaroni Gratin

Recipe by Mizzy
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    ounces russet potatoes, peeled,cut into 1/2 inch pieces (about 2 cups)
  • 8
    ounces small elbow macaroni
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    lb onion, sliced (about 3 medium)
  • 34
    cup whipping cream
  • 34
    cup milk (do not use low-fat or nonfat)
  • 1 12
    cups grated swiss cheese (about 6 ounces) or 1 1/2 cups use your favorite cheese (I like gruyere.)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Butter 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish.
  • Cook potato in large pot of boiling salted water until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Using slotted spoon, transfer potato to large bowl.
  • Add macaroni to same pot of boiling water; cook until just tender but still firm to bite.
  • Drain macaroni.
  • Add to bowl with potato.
  • Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add sliced onions and sauteé until tender and brown, stirring often, about 15 minutes.
  • Add onions, cream, milk and cheese to potato mixture and mix well.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer to prepared dish.
  • Bake until heated through and cheese melts, about 20 minutes.
  • Let cool 5 minutes; serve hot.
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