Cheese Potatoes

3
Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

These are my granddaughter, Keira's favorite. I got the recipe out of the newspaper in the American Profile.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 6 large
    potatoes, russets
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 c
    cold milk
  • 1 lb
    processed cheese, cubed or 2 cups shredded cheddar or mixture of cheeses
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt or (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper or (to taste)
  • TOPPING:

  • 1/4 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 slice
    bacon, cooked

How to Make Cheese Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Peel and cut potatoes into bite-size chunks. Place in large saucepan; cover with water and bring to a boil. Cook until tender.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat.(OPTIONAL: May, if desired, add 2 large onions, chopped, cook until translucent. Do not brown) Sprinkle in flour; stir until butter is absorbed. Do not brown.
  3. Add milk, stirring briskly with a whisk. Add cheese and cook, stirring until cheese melts and sauce thickens. Add potatoes and stir well.
  4. Spoon into a 13x9-inch casserole dish. Bake 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven. Sprinkle 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon on top.

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About Cheese Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes Side Casseroles
Hashtag: #cheese



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