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Potatoes Au Gratin

March 14, 2020
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Photo by Dash of Amy
Author Notes

A simple and savory side dish made with cubed Yukon gold potatoes, topped with a creamy cheese sauce and finished off with a delicious crumb topping. Melt in your mouth goodness. —Dash of Amy

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Serves 6-8
  • Potatoes
  • 6 medium side Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • Bread Crumb Topping
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley
In This Recipe
  1. Place chopped potatoes in a baking dish.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and melt the butter; then add the flour and mix until it forms a smooth paste.
  3. Add the cream, salt, and pepper, and cook until smooth and bubbly.
  4. Add the cheese stirring constantly until it's melted. (It will be thick.)
  5. Pour the cheese sauce over the potatoes spreading it evenly on top, and pushing some down to seep into the potatoes.
  6. Bake at 375* for one hour, or until potatoes are fork tender.
  7. In a small bowl mix together the ingredients for the crumb topping.
  8. Sprinkle over the potatoes, and broil for 3-5 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.

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