Potato-Leek Gratin (Southern Living) Recipe

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Submitted by hchanggt

Makes 8 servings



Cybil Brown Talley, Atlanta, Georgia, Southern Living, NOVEMBER 2005

Recipe Ingredients for Potato-Leek Gratin (Southern Living)

3 tablespoons butter
3 leeks, thinly sliced
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 1/2 cups milk
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
3 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

Recipe Directions for Potato-Leek Gratin (Southern Living)

  1. Melt butter in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat; add leeks, and sauté 5 minutes or until tender (do not brown). Add garlic; sauté 1 minute.

  2. Whisk in flour; cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk. Stir in 2 teaspoons salt and next 3 ingredients.

  3. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted and smooth.

  4. Layer half of potatoes in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish; pour half of sauce evenly over potatoes in dish. Repeat layers, ending with sauce.

  5. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 50 minutes or until potatoes are golden brown and fork tender, shielding with aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning, if necessary. Remove from oven, and let stand 10 minutes.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 348.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
388
Calories from Fat
137
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.2g
23%
Saturated Fat
9.3g
47%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
17%
Sodium
896mg
37%
Potassium
1160mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
48.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
9.2g
Protein
15.6g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 32% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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