Bacon Potatoes Au Gratin

Christopher Gonzalez

By
@GonzoHog

This is a recipe derived from Ree Drummonds own "Perfect Potatoes Au Gratin" recipe. I added the bacon, yellow onion, seasoned salt, green onion, and paprika. I also use just a smigeon more salt and ground pepper to taste. Enjoy.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 lb
thick bacon, cooked & chopped
4 medium
baking potatoes
1 1/2 c
heavy whipping cream
1/2 c
whole milk
2 Tbsp
all purpous flour
4 clove
garlic, minced
1/3 medium
yellow onion
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
seasoned salt or seasonall
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 c
sharp chedder cheese
2 Tbsp
green onions, chopped (optional)
1/2 tsp
paprika (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Scrub and clean the potatoes. Slice into 1/4 inch slices. Quarter each slice into 4 pieces. Cover with 1 inch of water in a medium bowl. Refrigerate.
2
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Smear sofened butter all over the bottom of 13 by 9 baking dish.
3
In a med. size skillett, add 2 TBLS. butter and satee the chopped onion on med./low heat for 2 to 3 minutes. (stirring occasionally) Set aside to cool.
After onion is cooled, dip with a slotted spoon and drain into a seperate bowl with a paper towel in the bottom. Set aside.
4
In a serparate bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, milk, flour, minced garlic, salt, seasoned salt, and black pepper.
5
Spread 1/3 of the potatoes in bottom of baking dish. Pour 1/3 of heavy cream mixture evenly over the potatoes. Sprinkle 1/3 of the chopped yellow onion across the pan. Repeat this process two more times.
6
Cover dish with foil, and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for 20 more minutes, or until potatoes are golden brown and really bubbling.
7
Add grated sharp cheese to the top of the potatoes evenly and bake for 3 to 5 more minutes. The cheese should be melted and bubbly.
8
Add the chopped green onions and paprika if desired. Serve

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: French