I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Au Gratin Potatoes

Put this on your dinner table and it will be eaten quicker than you can say 'jack rabbit'. Great recipe to go along with pork chops or ham.

(serves 6)

*5 large russet potatoes, peeled, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
*1 yellow onion, sliced
*1 1/2 teaspoons salt
*1 teaspoon pepper
*4 tablespoons butter
*4 tablespoons all-purpose flour (use rice flour for gluten free)
*2 cups whole milk
*2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

~Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
~Spray a casserole dish and lid with cooking spray.
~Layer 1/2 of the potatoes into the bottom of the casserole dish.
~Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt & pepper on potatoes.
~Layer the onions evenly over potatoes.
~Layer remaining potatoes over onions.
~Sprinkle remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt & pepper over potatoes.
~Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
~Mix in flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
~Cook, constantly stirring with a whisk for one minute.
~Slowly stir in milk.
~Cook until mixture has thickened. Stirring constantly.
~Stir in cheese all at once, and continue stirring for about 45 seconds.
~Pour the cheese mixture over the potatoes.
~Cover with lid or aluminum foil.
~Bake 1 1/2 hours.

-Add chopped ham.
-Add 1 teaspoon hot sauce to milk mixture for spice.

1 comment:

King Quads said...

Yummmmmmmmmmm! These look delish. I love anything I can make in the oven so I don't have to stand at the stovetop!! Hello fall...hello comfort food.