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Basic Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tina Bourgeois
Added: Friday, January 23, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 medium potatoes (2 lb), peeled and thinly sliced (about 6 cups)
1/2 c. chopped onion (1 medium)
2 large cloves garlic, minced
2 T. olive oil or cooking oil
1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
3 c. milk
1 c. shredded Parmesan cheese (4 oz.)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Cook potatoes in lightly salted boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain, set aside.

For sauce, in a saucepan, cook onion and garlic in hot oil over medium heat until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat.

In a greased 2 1/2 to 3 quart rectangular baking dish layer half the potatoes. Pour half the sauce over potatoes. Sprinkle with 1/2 c. cheese. Repeat with remaining potatoes and sauce. Cover and refrigerate remaining cheese.

Bake, covered, for 35 minutes. Uncover, top with remaining cheese. Bake 35 minutes more or until potatoes are tender and top is golden. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes

 

 

 

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