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Easy Potatoes Au Gratin

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This Potatoes Au Gratin is a french classic with my own special twist. It's French comfort food at its best. You would just love the flavors of this delicious dish.
  Potatoes 4 Large
  Onion 1 Large, sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Half and half 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cheddar cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), grated
  Gruyere 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Take a pan on medium heat. Add 2 tbsp of butter. When the butter melts, add the onions and garlic. Saute till golden brown. Keep aside.
For the sauce:
Take a sauce pan and add butter and flour. Whisk to combine. Add half and half, salt, cayenne pepper and stir. When thick add grated cheese. Keep aside.

Take a casserole dish. Put in a layer of sliced potatoes. Add the onion and garlic mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Repeat with another layer of potatoes, the onion and garlic mixture. Now poyr the sauce and spread well. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake at 400 degrees for 90 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Milk Product, Potato, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Today, Scott is making potatoes au gratin for one of his cousin. He got the recipe from one of the best restaurants and developed his own potatoes au gratin which is really easy to put together. He is making a delicious authentic French mornay sauce to go with the sliced potatoes. For a more flavorful dish, he add golden browned onion and garlic to his potatoes au gratin and when its browned, it looks absolutely mouth watering.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 604 Calories from Fat 309

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.1%

Saturated Fat 21.7 g108.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.3 mg36.4%

Sodium 512.4 mg21.3%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.3%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 24 g47.7%

Vitamin A 22.9% Vitamin C 74.2%

Calcium 62.1% Iron 13.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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