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Creamy Au Gratin Potato Recipes

There are few people who don’t find potatoes au gratin amazing, especially when it is creamy au gratin potatoes. Most of the week, you probably don’t have time to put together a good meal due to the responsibilities that you need to attend to. However, sometimes you want to give yourself a good treat, and you would be in need of an amazing creamy au gratin potatoes recipe. Times like that are when we come to your rescue with this recipe. It is a simple and straightforward recipe that can easily be prepared with ingredients you probably already have; let’s get started.

What You Need

This creamy au gratin potatoes recipe require a few essential ingredients, which are listed below:

  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Half teaspoon of salt
  • Half teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Milk
  • Sharp cheddar cheese (ensure it is shredded)
  • Russet potatoes (slice them up)
  • Onions (they would need to be diced)
  • Salt and pepper (to make it tasty)

Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe

  • To get started, first preheat the oven to 400°F
  • Get a casserole dish big enough to contain the quantity you intend making and with it with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • Get a saucepan and use medium heat to melt the butter up.
  • Next, you will need to pour in the flour, garlic powder, and salt into the saucepan. Stir the mix consistently for a full minute with a whisk.
  • Pour in the milk and continue stirring.
  • Cook the mixture until it thickens up.
  • Add the cheese all at once and keep on stirring till the cheese is melted; this should take 30 seconds or a minute.
  • Layer half of the potatoes to the casserole dish, which was prepared earlier, and then season it up with the salt and pepper.
  • Top it up with the diced onions and then pour in half of your mixture on top of the diced onion.
  • Next, layer the rest of the potatoes and season once again with the salt and pepper.
  • Top the preparation off with the rest of the prepared cheese sauce.
  • Cover up your dish with an aluminum foil and then put it in the oven to bake for 90 minutes. If you prefer the top of your dish to be a bit brown, you can take off the aluminum foil some minutes before you take the dish out of the oven.

You can make this au gratin potatoes recipe the same day you plan to eat it or a day before you want to eat it. However, don’t let it exceed a day because it tastes better when you serve it fresh.