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Delmonico Potatoes

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Delmonico Potatoes
Named after the New York restaurant where they were created, Delmonico potatoes date back to 19th century. This version is made with a simple white sauce and shredded cheese.

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 2 cups diced cooked potatoes
  • 2 cups white sauce, below
  • salt and pepper
  • shredded mild Cheddar or Swiss cheese
  • buttered bread crumbs


Combine potatoes, white sauce, salt, and pepper. Pour into a greased shallow baking dish. Sprinkle shredded cheese over potatoes the top with buttered bread crumbs. Cook at 425° for about 20 minutes, or until nicely browned. Makes 4 servings.

White Sauce

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • salt
  • white or black pepper
Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; stir in flour. Cook for 3 minutes, but do not brown. Stir in milk and continue cooking over low heat, stirring constantly, until sauce begins to thicken. Season with salt and pepper. Add a tablespoon or two of heavy cream for a richer sauce.
Makes 2 cups of white sauce.

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 4 out of 5
Family favorite, Member TeacherMom123

I grew up having these potatoes at my grandmother's house. She always served them at holidays alongside a tenderloin roast beef. They are reliably delicious, so I'm making them as a potato dish for my Easter dinner.

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