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Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bishop Elias
Added: Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 russet potatoes, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
1 onion, sliced into rings
salt and pepper to taste
3 tablespoons butter
1 teas. finely chopped garlic
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups heavy cream
1 1/2 cups shredded Medium Sharp Cheddar cheese
1 cp. Panko Bread Crumbs, tossed with
1/4 cp. melted butter

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
Butter a 1 quart casserole dish.
Layer 1/2 of the potatoes into bottom of the prepared casserole dish.
Top with the onion slices, and add the remaining potatoes. Season each
layer with salt and pepper to taste.
In a medium-size saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
Add Garlic and sauté until soft.
Mix in the flour and salt, and stir constantly with a whisk until very
light tan in colour.
Stir in heavy cream.
Cook until mixture has thickened.
Remove from heat
Stir in 2/3 cheese all at once, and continue stirring until melted, about
30 to 60 seconds.
Pour cheese over the potatoes,
Top with remaining cheese
Cover the dish with aluminum foil.
Bake 1 1/2 hours in the preheated oven.
Uncover.
Top with bread crumbs and bake for an additional 30 min.
Allow to sit for 15 min before serving

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10

 

 

 

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