This baked potatoes au gratin recipe is finished under the broiler.
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
- 3 cups diced cooked potatoes
- 6 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- salt and pepper
- 1 cup soft bread crumbs
Place potatoes in a shallow, broilerproof baking dish.
In a saucepan over medium-low heat, melt 6 tablespoons butter. Remove 3 tablespoons of butter to a cup or bowl; set aside. To the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter in the saucepan, add flour. Stir to blend well; gradually stir in milk. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until sauce is thick and smooth. Add cheese and continue stirring until cheese is melted. Pour sauce over potatoes in baking dish; mix gently. Place bread crumbs in a bowl; drizzle with remaining 3 tablespoons melted butter; toss to coat. Sprinkle buttered bread crumbs evenly over potatoes. Bake potatoes au gratin at 400° for about 15 minutes to heat through, then broil until golden brown. Recipe for potatoes au gratin serves 4.
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