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Au Gratin Potatoes (homemade)
Total Calories per Serving:   199  
Fat Calories per Serving:   71
Percent Fat Calories per Serving:   35.68%

Portion -  1 cup (1/2 potato)
Recipe serves four


10.5 oz of white potatoes sliced 1/8 inch thin (approx. 2 medium potatoes)

1 cup of 2% milk

½ tbl corn starch (mix with milk)

2 tbl water

1 tbl butter

1 oz of shredded cheddar cheese (sharp or mild)

½ tbl of chopped parseley

1 tsp of chopped or minced garlic

2 slices of onion, finely diced

½ tbl of bacon bits (optional)

1 tsp bread crumbs (optional)

salt to taste

ground black pepper to taste


Preheat small (8”) nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Add butter. Add onions to sizzling butter and heat until slightly translucent. Add garlic and stir. Heat onions and garlic for another minute or two. Reduce heat. Blend corn starch with milk.

Add cornstarch and milk mixture to pan and stir in with onions and garlic. Add potatoes, salt, pepper and water. Cover and simmer on low for about 20 minutes. Look in on potatoes frequently and turn in pan.

Add parseley and bacon bits and mix with potatoes and sauce. Sprinkle cheese over potatoes and recover. When cheese is melted, sprinkle bread crumbs over potatoes if desired and recover.

Continue to simmer until potatoes are nice and tender and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Data
Serving Size 1 cup (1/2 potato) 
Total Calories 199 
    Calories from Fat 71 
% Daily Value
Total Fat Grams 8  12.69% 
    Saturated Fat Grams 4.25  
    Trans Fat Grams 0  
    Polyunsaturated Fat Grams 0  
    Monounsaturated Fat Grams 0  
Cholesterol MG 24.5  
Sodium MG 627  
Total Carbs 29  9.67% 
    Fiber Grams 0  
    Sugar Grams 3  
    Protein Grams 5.75  


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