Sunday, September 26, 2010

Speedy Cheesy Augratin Potatoes

There is nothing more comforting to me than potatoes. Sweets are not even on my radar. Potatoes are heavenly. Tonight I am making The Fireman a manly meal, Steak with Mushroom Topper, Roasted Cauliflower and Speedy Augratin Potatoes. Now to be honest, I would be a happy camper with the steak and mushrooms. Its very hearty and very satisfying. But my man needs a starch to go with his meal and being the girl I am, how can I refuse him?

This potato dish is as easy as it comes for Augratins. You dont need to slice it all up pretty. It's a dump it and bake it dish. I dont even really measure. I am giving you measurements but feel free to wing it.

Speedy Cheesy Augratin Potatoes
4 large potatoes cut into quarters. Don't cut too thick
2 cups of whole milk
2 TB butter
2 heaping TB flour
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 cups cheddar cheese grated

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Cut the 2 TB butter into chunks and place into the bottom of a Pyrex dish
In a bowl mix together with a whisk milk, flour, salt and pepper
Put 1/3 of the potatoes in the bottom of the Pyrex dish. Pour 1/3 of the milk mixture over the potatoes. Cover with cheese.
Repeat two more times.

Cover with foil and cook for 1 hour.


Mother Rimmy said...

Wonderful color in this dish. We love these potatoes with ham slices. Yum!

Life with the Lebedas said...

I featured you today!!

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