Potatoes Au Gratin (sallye) Recipe

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POTATOES AU GRATIN (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This is my take on a classic dish. I find using the Mexican cheese gives it a little creamier, richer flavor than using cheddar only.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

8 medium
russet potatoes, diced
2 Tbsp
flour
2 Tbsp
melted butter
1 bunch
green onions (optional)
8 oz
queso fresco cheese, grated
8 oz
cheddar cheese, grated
1 c
heavy cream
salt & pepper to taste (about 1 tsp each)
1/8 c
water

Step-By-Step

1ALTERNATES:
1. You can use milk instead of cream
2. You can use all cheddar or cheddar jack instead of 1/2 queso fresco and 1/2 cheddar
3. Leave onions out if preferred
2Preheat oven to 375ยบ

Dice onions including green part & set aside

Peel and dice potatoes into 1" cubes

Place potatoes in microwave safe bowl with 1/8 cup water, cover with paper towel and heat on full power for 3-4 minutes
3Pour melted butter into 9" x 13" baking dish and coat inside surfaces with it

Remove potatoes from microwave and pour into buttered baking dish

Sprinkle flour, salt and pepper over potatoes and mix to coat potatoes evenly
4Mix cheeses and green onions together and pour over potatoes, spreading evenly so all potatoes are covered (add more cheese if needed)

Pour cream over entire mixture
5Cover with foil tent and place in preheated oven

Bake for approximately 35 minutes (until potatoes are tender and cheese is bubbly)

Remove foil and continue to bake for 10 more minutes until cheese top is browned and crusty
6Best if served immediately.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy