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Au Gratin Potatoes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Oven Temp
350 F - Preheat
Cook Time
1 1/2 hours
6 - 8


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 cups thinly sliced peeled potatoes (about 6 medium)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour whisking until smooth. Add milk, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and whisk 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheese in small amounts stirring between each until melted.
  3. Add the potatoes and onion.
  4. Transfer to a greased 9 x 13 baking dish. Cover with foil and bake 1 hour. Uncover; bake 30-40 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Good to Know

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You can add chunks of Ham to make for a full dinner.