Potatoes Au Gratin

Potatoes Au Gratin consists of thinly sliced potatoes in a rich cheesy sauce.   Seasoned and topped with cheese and chopped chives.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword poatoes au gratin
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 332kcal
Author Evelyn


  • 2-1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 large Potatoes Russet or Yukon Gold
  • 4 tbsp Butter cut into 1/2 piece cubes + butter to grease the pan
  • 1 1/4 cup Monterrey Jack Cheese or Cheddar grated
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Peel potatoes and slice into thin slices
  • Butter the sides and bottom of a 7 X 11 baking dish
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk the cream, salt, and pepper until well blended
  • Arrange half of the potato slices, edges overlapping, in a single layer on the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Salt, pepper, and dot with cut up butter
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the cheese over the potatoes and pour 1/2 of the cream mixture over top.
  • Repeat with the remaining potatoes, butter, 1/2 cup of cheese, and cream
  • Cover with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes
  • Remove foil, bake for 15-25 minutes longer until potatoes are done and the top is beginning to brown.
  • 10. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup of cheese and bake until cheese is just melted
  • 10. Let cool for about 10 minutes, sprinkle with fresh chives prior to serving.


Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 335mg | Potassium: 802mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 21.2mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 6.1mg