Recipe

Potato and Swiss Cheese Gratin

July 15, 2016
makes 10 servings
prep time 30 min
cook time 75 min

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 cups lactose-free whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • /4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups (16-ounces) Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, washed, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup sweet onion, peeled, thinly sliced

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-inch pie plate or a small casserole dish with cooking spray.

2. In a small sauce pan, melt butter over medium heat; add flour, whisking for 2 to 3 minutes or until incorporated.

3. Gradually add milk, stirring until smooth.

4. Add salt, pepper, garlic powder, nutmeg, and thyme; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then lower to medium-low heat. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes or until sauce is thickened.

5. Add 1-1/2 cups of shredded Swiss cheese, stirring until cheese is melted; cook for an additional 3 to 5 minutes over medium-low heat until sauce is smooth. 

6. In a large bowl, combine potatoes and onions; add cheese sauce and toss to coat.

7. Transfer potato mixture to prepared pie plate; wrap tightly with foil.

8. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until potatoes are tender; remove foil.

9. Top with remaining 1/2 cup of shredded Swiss cheese; bake, uncovered, for an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and lightly browned.

 

Tip: Gratin can be prepared up to one day in advance, and reheated prior to serving

Potato and Swiss Cheese Gratin

Potato and Swiss Cheese Gratin PT30M PT75M PT105M Serves 10
Nutrition facts: 190 calories, 7 grams fat
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons flour, 3 cups lactose-free whole milk, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, /4 teaspoon dried thyme, 2 cups (16-ounces) Swiss cheese, shredded, 2 pounds russet potatoes, washed, peeled, thinly sliced, 1 cup sweet onion, peeled, thinly sliced,

nutritional facts

Per serving

Calories 190

Total Fat 7 g 11 %

Saturated Fat 4.5 g 23 %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20 mg 7 %

Sodium 350 mg 15 %

Total Carbohydrate 24 g 8 %

Dietary Fiber 1 g 4 %

Sugars 5 g

Protein 9 g

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