Creamy, cheesy potatoes au gratin

Creamy, Cheesy Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe

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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


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  • 3 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1
    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


  1. Heat 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.
  2. Add 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.
  3. Place 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

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