Creamy, cheesy potatoes au gratin

Creamy, Cheesy Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe

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sherry monfils


This is a delicious lower fat recipe I make w/ low fat cream cheese and light cream. Great for sunday brunches or as a side dish.

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30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


3 Tbsp
unsalted butter
onion, finely chopped
1 c
2% milk
1/2 c
light cream
salt and pepper to taste
8 oz
reduced-fat cream cheese, cut into cubes
3/4 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/4 c
chopped fresh parsley
1 Tbsp
fresh thyme
3 lb
red potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2'-slices
chopped chives for garnish

How to Make Creamy, cheesy potatoes au gratin


  • 1Heat oven to 350. Spray a 3-quart casserole dish w/ cooking spray. Melt butter in lg skillet over medium heat. Add onion, cook about 5 mins, stirring occasionally.
  • 2Add the milk, cream and 1/2 tsp pepper. Bring to a low simmer. Add cream cheese. Cook, stirring until melted. Stir in 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, parsley and thyme.
  • 3Place potatoes in casserole dish. Pour milk mix over potatoes and sprinkle w/ 1/4 cup parmesan cheese. Cover casserole dish w/ foil. Place casserole dish on a lg baking sheet. Bake until potatoes are tender, about 1 hr. Sprinkle w/ chives.

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About Creamy, cheesy potatoes au gratin

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy