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Potato Recipes

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Au Gratin Potatoes

Servings: 6

2 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 small onion, chopped
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
2 cups milk
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
6 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
¼ cup dry bread crumbs
Paprika, optional

Preheat oven to 375°F. Melt butter in 2 quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook in butter for 2 minutes until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook until bubbly, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in milk and heat to boiling for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 ½ cups of cheese until melted. Spread potatoes in ungreased 1 ½ quart casserole. Pour cheese sauce over potatoes. Bake for 1 hour, uncovered. Mix remaining ½ cup cheese and bread crumbs, then sprinkle over potatoes. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired. Bake uncovered for 15 to 20 minutes until top is brown and bubbly and potatoes are tender.


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