I have a hard time with side dishes lately. I feel like I am too lazy to make a side dish (or a few side dishes) after I just prepared a main dish, that the last thing I want to do, is make another recipe.
My husband wanted mashed potatoes, but that just sounded like a lot of extra work for me, so I decided to be a little creative with my potatoes and make a delicious dish, covered in a light cheese sauce of course.
Well it was no surprise, my husband loved these potatoes. They were also pretty quick to make. They came together in just minutes and they baked while my husband grilled the steaks.
Here is how to make them:
tips for making au gratin cheesy potato bake:
- Step 1: Pick your potatoes.
For this recipe, I used just regular russet potatoes. However, you could use some sweet potatoes, red potatoes, potato fingerlings, etc.
To prepare them, I rinsed and peeled them with my potato peeler. You don’t have to peel them, but I don’t love the texture of the skin.
- Step 2: Place them in prepared pan.
I sprayed my pan with non stick cooking spray, then laid them out. I also cut my potatoes pretty thin so they would cook faster and each potato slice would have more cheese on it.
- Step 3: Make the sauce.
This sauce is super easy to make. All it is, is plain Greek yogurt, butter, cheddar cheese, milk, and some seasoning. It’s a very light sauce, and all you have to do is melt it together in the pan.
I continually stirred it with a whisk to be sure it was the desired texture, and didn’t lump up, or burn.
- Step 4: Pour the Sauce over the potatoes.
Next I poured the sauce over the potatoes and added some salt and pepper. You can also add a little extra cheddar cheese to sprinkle on top, if desired.
- Step 5: Bake and Serve
Then it’s all ready to go. Throw it in the oven and bake it for about 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees.
After it came out of the oven I topped it with some dried chives, and it was delicious.
- Step 6: Remove from oven and top with dried chives if desired.
We also recommend eating immediately. This is best served warm and fresh out of the oven.
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