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Friday, March 27, 2009

Scalloped Potatoes

It's been a while and I'm a little behind on posting! I've been super busy but wanted to get some recipes on here so make sure you check them all out. I'll have another craft posted soon. Thanks for checking in!
8-10 large russet potatoes
Wash and peel potatoes. Wrap in foil and bake for 1 hour at 400 degrees. Allow potatoes to cool completely. Slice potatoes on a mandolin slicer to desired thickness. Set aside.

Saute the following:
4 Tbl. butter
1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
1 large leek, thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 bunch green onions, sliced
Set aside.

Roux (sauce):
Melt 3/4 cup butter in a skillet.
2/3 cup flour
1 Tbl. salt
1 1/2 tsp. garlic pepper
1 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
Slowly add 5 cups milk or 1/2 & 1/2 to mixture, stirring occasionally till thickened.

Spray baking dish and layer as follows:
1/3 sauce, 1/2 potatoes, 1/2 onion mixture, 1/3 sauce, remaining potatoes, remaining onion mixture, and remaining sauce.

Bake for 30-35 minutes at 375 degrees.

*this recipe came from Shar's Bosch Kitchen Center