SIDE DISHES

Au Gratin Potatoes

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups gruyère cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) Darigold Butter
  • 1/4 cup minced garlic
  • 4 cups Darigold Heavy Cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 6 medium potatoes, thinly sliced

INSTRUCTIONS

Combine cheeses in a mixing bowl and set aside. Melt butter in a large skillet. Add garlic and sauté until garlic is translucent but not browned. Add cream, salt, pepper, and thyme; simmer for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, layer half of the potatoes in an oven- proof casserole or a pan greased with butter. Pour half of hot cream mixture over the potatoes; layer half of cheese mixture on top of potato mixture. Repeat layering process with remaining potatoes, cream and cheese. Bake at 325°F for 2 hours, or until potatoes are tender and cheese is melted and golden.

RECIPE YIELD/SERVING SIZE

Makes 6 - 8 servings.