Au Gratin Potatoes

Dave B


Just a simple au gratin potato recipe. Par boiling the potatoes insures it will get tender, if you've ever fixed au gratin potatoes from scratch you know what I mean.

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25 Min
40 Min


2 large
1/2 medium
onion (white or yellow)
1/2 can(s)
condensed milk
1-2 c
skim milk
6 slice
american cheese
1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
6 Tbsp
all purpose flour divided
2 Tbsp
3 slice
hickory smoked bacon chopped


1On a mandolin slicer, slice potatoes to a medium thickness, rinse and cover with water, bring to a boil. Cook 3 min turn off
2Slice half of a medium onion to the same thickness, add to potatoes in pan. Let sit 2-4 min
3Cook bacon and chop. Drain potatoes and onions place in bowl, add 3 Tbs flour and cornmeal, toss to cover, add chopped bacon. Set aside.
4Drain pan bacon was cooked in, and add 3 Tbs butter, melt and add 3 Tbs flour, stir till it just starts to thicken, add both milks, stir till smooth, remove from heat, add cheese a little at a time, stir till smooth.
5Pour potatoes, onions and bacon in a baking dish, pour milk and cheese mixture over and bake at 350 for 25 min loosely covered, then remove cover and bake an additional 15-20 min or till potatoes are tender and top is starting to brown. Enjoy!!!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom