This Au Gratin Potato Recipe joins two of my favorite things, cheese and potatoes. This recipe is a huge hit a family gatherings. I usually make it for Thanksgiving, because it’s a cheap dish, and it’s fairly easy to make.
In addition, Au gratin is one of those holiday dishes that doesn’t usually have any leftovers! People may beg you for the recipe!
Choosing Recipes For Holiday Dinners
Choosing a good recipe to take to your family dinner can be a little daunting.
This recipe can be a lot of work if you don’t have a mandolin slicer. Those babies make slicing potatoes quick and easy!
Another easy recipe is macaroni salad. It’s not something that everyone and their grandma makes. My recipe is delicious!
Why Use Cheese Soup For This Au Gratin Potato Recipe
You “can” buy canned cheese soup. I don’t suggest that you do it though. First off, it’s gross, in my opinion. Additionally, canned cheese soup has ingredients that are on my naughty list.
Subsequently, wouldn’t you much rather be eating fresh cheese? Canned cheese, well it just lacks the taste that’s need for this Au gratin potato recipe!
Try it for yourself if you don’t believe me! Fresh is usually better, and cheese soup is really easy to make! You don’t need someone to make it for you in a factory!
Au Gratin Potato Recipe
Cheese Soup Ingredients
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup all purpose flour
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 1 onion (chopped)
- 3 cups milk
- 1 lb. cheddar (shredded)
Au Gratin Ingredients
- 3 lbs. bag of potatoes (red or yellow work great.)
- 1/3 cup parmesan cheese (grated)
For this recipe, you'll need to make cheese soup ahead of time. Don't worry I included the cheese soup in the ingredients list, so that you wouldn't miss anything!
- Preheat oven to 350°
- Place the potatoes into a casserole dish.
- Follow instructions for Cheddar Cheese Soup Recipe.
- Add the cheesy soup mixture to the potatoes.
- Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese on top.
- Bake for 45 minutes or until it is slightly brown on top and the mixture is bubbling.
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Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 703Total Fat 37gSaturated Fat 22gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 112mgSodium 1203mgCarbohydrates 63gFiber 5gSugar 4gProtein 30g
For the most accurate nutritional information, you should calculate the nutritional value of each ingredient yourself. These calculations are provided by a third party and are not expected to be exact. You are solely responsible for ensuring the nutritional information you use is accurate.
Are you looking for more potato recipes? Here’s a few more for you to check out.
More Thanksgiving Recipes
- Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe
- Holiday Ham
- Double Stuffed Cornish Hens
- Peanut Turkey Satay (leftover turkey recipe)
- Deviled Eggs Recipe
- Green Bean Casserole
- French Fried Onions
- Baked Macaroni and Cheese
- Gluten-Free Turkey Stuffing
- Sausage Stuffing Recipe
- Potato Au Gratin
- Potato Salad
- Mulled Wine
- Christmas Crack (Chocolate Toffee Dessert)
This makes me hungry just typing out this potato recipe! I will have to make this very soon! I hope that you all enjoy it. Thank you for stopping by!
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