Perfectly Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp (up to 2) flour
  • 2 cup non-fat milk
  • 2 lb potato, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup low-fat cheese, shredded, divided
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp black pepper

Directions

  1. Prep 20 min Cook 80 min Ready 100 min
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Coat a 2 quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until it begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in flour, then slowly add milk. Add potatoes, stir to mix, and bring to a boil. Stir in 3/4 cup cheese, salt, and black pepper. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish, then spread out into an even layer.
  4. Bake for 1 hour uncovered. After 1 hour, cover with foil and continue to bake for another 20 minutes.
  5. Remove baking dish from the oven and change temperature to broil.
  6. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup cheese evenly over the potatoes and broil 6 inches from the heat until the cheese is golden, about 1-2 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Per serving: 5 SmartPoints; 4 PointsPlus; 3 POINTS (old)