Au Gratin Potatoes

Bake potatoes with cheese and bread crumbs to make a tasty casserole - a perfect side dish.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

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
  • 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 Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    540mg
    540%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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