Learn how to make this easy homemade Potatoes Au Gratin recipe. This recipe features a cheesy sauce using simple ingredients like garlic and milk, without using any heavy cream on the scalloped potatoes.
Course Side Dish
Keyword potatoes au gratin, potatoes au gratin without heavy cream, scalloped potatoes
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour15minutes
2poundspotatoes, thin sliced
8ozshredded cheddar(we use raw cheddar)
2cupsmilk(we use raw milk)
1tbspflour(we use einkorn flour)
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a medium sauce pan, melt butter. Once the butter is melted, add the milk and flour. Whisk over low-medium heat until it thickens.
Remove from heat and add spices.
In an 8 x 8 casserole dish, add 1/3 of the potatoes in an even layer. Pour 1/3 of the sauce over the potatoes, sprinkle 1/3 of the cheese evenly.
Repeat this layering process two times and finish with a cheese layer.
Bake for about an hour or until potatoes are tender and cheese is browned on top.
This dish can easily be made ahead. Make and assemble the Potatoes Au Gratin dish as indicated above, but stop short of baking. Cover with cling wrap and press the wrap tightly to the top of the casserole (to avoid the potatoes discoloring). Keep in the fridge for up to 48 hours. Remove cling wrap and bake as normal.