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.
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 4 tablespoons flour
- 2 cups milk
- 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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