Easy Au Gratin Potatoes

10
Nancy Metrick

By
@nmetrick

I make this as a side dish. You can also add about a cup of cubed cooked ham to make this a main dish.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Oh, how we loved these rich and creamy au gratin potatoes. The cheddar cheese melts and combines with the heavy cream to form a thick and creamy sauce. Fresh onion gives a punch of flavor to the potatoes. Romano and cheddar cheese are sprinkled on top. Romano cheese is savory and is a nice touch. The hardest part of this side dish is peeling and slicing the potatoes. After that, it only takes a few minutes to prepare. This is the perfect potato side dish for when you want to indulge during the holidays. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lb
    potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium
    white onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 c
    heavy cream
  • 8 oz
    sharp cheddar, shredded and divided
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 c
    grated Romano cheese

How to Make Easy Au Gratin Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Peel and slice potatoes very thin. Slice onions thin as well. Place them both in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add to the potato and onions, 2 cups of heavy cream, flour, and 1 cup of sharp cheddar cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Toss until completely mixed.
  3. Spray a shallow baking dish with non-stick spray. Transfer the mixture to the baking dish and spread out evenly.
  4. Top with remaining cup of shredded cheddar and Romano cheeses.
  5. Bake about 45 to 50 minutes until potatoes are tender and the top is nicely browned.
  6. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Easy Au Gratin Potatoes

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #potato #au-gratin



Show 12 Comments & Reviews

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts


Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]

18 Dessert Recipes To Make Easter a Little Sweeter

18 Dessert Recipes To Make Easter a Little Sweeter


In some households, the holiday meal is the highlight of the day. But in others, the dessert table is the real star. If that’s the case in your house, you’re in luck. We’re sharing an assortment of recipes so there is something for everyone. Carrot cake a must-have? You’ll find an addictive one, plus a […]

Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese Recipes That Will Make You Drool

Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese Recipes That Will Make You Drool


We’re talking ooey. We’re talking gooey. We’re talking cheesy. That’s right, we’re featuring the heavenly goodness that is grilled cheese. These grilled cheese recipes are not for the faint of heart. Golden brown bread surrounds drool-worthy flavor combos, both savory and sweet! Try to contain yourself from licking the screen, these next-level grilled cheese recipes […]