Recipe

Potato and Swiss Cheese Gratin

July 15, 2016
makes 10 servings
prep time 30 min
cook time 1 hour 15 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

PT30M PT115M PT145M Serves 10 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 7g 11%

Saturated Fat 4.5g 23 %

Trans Fat 0g

Cholestrol 20mg 7%

Sodium 350mg 15%

Total Carbohydrate 24g 8%

Dietary Fiber 1g 4%

Sugars 5g

Protein 9g

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