Holiday Side Dish

Au gratin potatoes, lush with heavy cream and Swiss cheese, are a wonderful addition to any holiday feast.

Au Gratin Potatoes

This au gratin potato casserole is a lusciously cheesy side dish for your holiday celebration. Au gratin potatoes go particularly well with ham, prime rib roast or standing rib roast main courses!

Au gratin potato casserole recipe

Ingredients

1 clove garlic, peeled and slightly crushed with the flat side of a knife
3 lb baking potatoes (about 6 large), peeled and sliced in 1/8 inch thick rounds
6 oz. Gruyere or Swiss cheese, finely shredded
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Rub a shallow 2 qt baking dish with the garlic. Layer half the potatoes evenly over bottom of prepared dish.

Sprinkle with half the cheese and salt; drizzle with half the cream. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

2. Bake uncovered 1 1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender when pierced and top is brown and crisp.

Notes

Planning Tip:May be baked up to 1 day ahead. Refrigerate covered with foil.

Remove from refrigerator 1 1/2 hours before reheating. After turkey/ham/roast comes from the oven, increase temperature to 450 degrees F. Bake covered gratin 10 minutes; uncover and bake 5 minutes longer.

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes, Cooking Time: 1.5 hours

Serves 10

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