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Creamy Potato And Onion Gratin

Creamy Potato And Onion Gratin



This month's feature recipe: Creamy Potato And Onion Gratin



  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 small onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 c. milk
  • 4 cloves garlic, slivered
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 3 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly-ground pepper
  • 1 c. shredded Cheddar or Gruyère cheese
  • 3 large Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced



1. In a skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat; add onions and cook, stirring often, until light brown – about 30 minutes.

2. In a saucepan, bring milk, garlic and thyme to a boil; reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

3. Add flour, salt and pepper to milk mixture and cook until mixture has thickened, stirring constantly with a whisk.

4. Add cheese to milk mixture and stir until cheese is melted, about 30 seconds.

5. Layer one-quarter of the potatoes in a greased 8" casserole dish. Top with one-third of the sautéed onions and one-quarter of the milk mixture. Repeat until onions and cheese sauce are done.

6. Bake in a pre-heated 400-degree oven for approximately 1 1/2 hours.

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