Clarissa Johal: #MeatlessMonday - Potatoes au Gratin #recipe #vegetarian

Monday, September 12, 2016

#MeatlessMonday - Potatoes au Gratin #recipe #vegetarian

I'm sharing a fall recipe today. If it's still hot where you live, maybe by making something fall'ish, we'll hasten it along!

This is a great comfort food to serve with a protein and vegetable of choice. If you want to sneak add some veggies like spinach or broccoli, I won't tell your kiddos. Enjoy!

Potatoes au Gratin

Photo courtesy of Peppergrasss via Flickr

4 russet potatoes, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
salt and pepper to taste
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
1-1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 400F

Butter a 1 quart casserole dish.

Layer potatoes into bottom of the prepared casserole dish. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

In a medium-size saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Mix in the flour and salt, and whisk until smooth. Whisk in milk. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture has thickened. Stir in cheese all at once, and continue stirring until melted.

Pour cheese over the potatoes, and cover the dish with aluminum foil.

Bake 1-1/2 hours in the preheated oven.

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