Sunday, November 15, 2015

Au Gratin Potatoes



2 to 2-1/2 pounds red-skinned potatoes
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup diced onion
2 small garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
2 tablespoon flour
1-1/2 cup milk
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
Salt & pepper to taste
  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Peel & thinly slice potatoes; rinse well before adding to saucepan. 
  • Cover with water. Bring to boil; boil for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. 
  • In the saucepan, melt butter over med heat. 
  • Add the diced onion and saute until tender; add minced garlic and parsley. 
  • Stir in flour and pepper until smooth. 
  • Gradually add milk, cooking and stirring over med-low heat until thickened. 
  • Add cheese and stir until cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth. 
  • Place the potatoes in a 2-1/2 quart casserole; sprinkle with salt & pepper. 
  • Pour cheese sauce over potatoes.
  • Bake for 45 minutes

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