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Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe

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Rickie Armentrout
Added: Tuesday, December 25, 2007


4 russet potatoes, sliced 1/4" thick
1 onion, sliced
3 tbsp butter
3 tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp olive oil
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
2 cups milk
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup green onions
1/2 lb bacon, fried and crumbled

Preheat oven to 400. Butter a 1 qt casserole dish. Saute garlic and onions in 2 tbsp olive oil. Layer 1/2 potatoes in dish and top with garlic and onions. Add remaining potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. In med saucepan, melt butter over med heat. Mix in flour and salt. Whisk for 1 min. Stir in milk and cook until thickened. Stir in cheese and stir until melted. Pour cheese mixture over potatoes. Cover with foil. Bake for 1 1/2 hours. Remove foil the last 30 mins to brown. Add crumbled bacon to top.




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