Tender potatoes in a velvety smooth cheese sauce, that's what you want in a side dish and this Potatoes Au Gratin recipe is the best side dish ever made.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: cheesy potatoes, potatoes, potatoes au gratin
1/2teaspoonfresh ground pepper
2cupsshredded white cheddar
5cupsthinly sliced yukon gold potatoes
Preheat oven to 350°.
In a large saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Stir in the garlic and cook 1 minute. Whisk in the cornstarch, salt and pepper until smooth.
Gradually add the milk and bring to a boil. Cook the sauce stirring constantly until thickened, approximately 2-3 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in 1 1/2 cups of the cheese until melted. Stir in the potatoes.
Transfer to a 2 quart baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 30-45 minutes or until the potatoes are tender and the sauce is golden brown and bubbling.
Remove from the oven and allow to stand 5-10 minutes before serving.
Potatoes au gratin can be assembled in advance and baked right before serving.