Saturday, November 20, 2010

Cheddar Potato Gratin

This cheesy potato dish is sure to become a family favorite! It sure has in our family. This recipe is the perfect companion to your Thanksgiving turkey or favorite weekday chicken dish. One bite and you will be hooked!

5 medium potatoes
1 can of cheddar cheese soup
2 cups of milk
2 tablespoons of butter
2 tablespoons of flour
1 /12 teaspoon of salt
1 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
1 bag of shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Essentials:
Vegetable peeler
Cutting board
Measuring cups and spoons
Medium sauce pan
Wooden spatula
Baking dish

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and chop the potatoes into 1/2 inch cubes and place in buttered baking dish.

Make a roux, which is a thickening agent, by heating the butter in a pan over low heat. When the butter melts, add the four and whisk continuously until the lumps are gone. Next, slowly add the milk and turn the heat up to medium. You will see the milk begin to thicken. Add the cheddar cheese soup and heat through. Add the salt and pepper and stir. Pour the cheese mixture over the potatoes and top with shredded Cheddar cheese. Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes until the potatoes are soft and the cheese is melted and bubbly.


  1. My Mom makes cheese potatoes like this every good! Nothing better than cheesy potato goodness! Happy Thanksgiving to you two!

  2. Sounds like comfort food at its best!

  3. What a great dish! Thanks for sharing it!


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