Skinny Au Gratin Potatoes

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Yes, these are SKINNY!

WARNING!!!…..This dish is Highly Addictive!  Au Gratin Potatoes is a classic French dish that I have transformed to a “skinny” favorite.  Your family or guest will enjoy this creamy, cheesy & smokey dish that is rich in flavor & easy on your waistline.

ENJOY this casserole with a piece of steak & a green veggie for a steakhouse experience in your own home.  

 

AuthorSheenaCategoryDifficultyIntermediate

WARNING!!!…..This dish is Highly Addictive! Au Gratin Potatoes is a classic French dish that I have transformed to a “skinny” favorite. Your family or guest will enjoy this creamy, cheesy & smokey dish that is rich in flavor & easy on your waistline.

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hr 30 minsTotal Time1 hr 45 mins

Ingredients:

 1 Bag Simply Potatoes; home style slices
 1 cup Reduced fat shredded Mexican Cheese Blend; reserve 1/4 cup for topping
 1 tbsp Butter, unsalted
 2 Slices bacon, chopped
 1 Medium size onions, chopped
 ½ cup Green bell pepper, chopped
 ½ cup Red bell pepper, chopped
 ½ tsp Black pepper
 ½ tsp Smokey paprika
 3 Cloves of garlic, sliced
 2 tbsp Flour
 2 cups Skim milk
 ½ tsp Salt
 2 Wedges of Laughing Cow cheese wedges, Swiss (room temperature)
 ¼ cup Panko, seasoned
 Cooking Spray

Directions:

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

2

Spray a 1.5 or 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray; set aside

3

In a large saute pan over medium heat, cook chopped bacon until crispy (4-5 minutes); Remove bacon bits & set aside

4

Melt butter in the same pan that bacon was cooked. Add onions, garlic & bell peppers, cooking until onions begins to brown. (about 5-7 min)

5

Add Flour and cook until well combined; slowly stir in milk and bring to gentle boil. Stir in seasonings: salt, pepper, paprika.

6

Add potatoes and bring to boil (again).

7

Once boiling; add 3/4 cup shredded cheese & cheese wedges. Stir to combine well.

8

Transfer to baking dish and cover with foil.

9

Bake for 1 hour.

10

Bake for 1 hour.

11

Remove foil & sprinkle Panko, bacon bits & 1/4 cup shredded cheese on top.

12

Cook for additional 20-30 minutes until the top is golden brown & potatoes are fork tender.

13

Serve or Store for later in the week

Nutrition:

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 section

Servings 8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 171
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.2g8%
Total Carbohydrate 22g8%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g8%
Protein 8.5g17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 1 Bag Simply Potatoes; home style slices
 1 cup Reduced fat shredded Mexican Cheese Blend; reserve 1/4 cup for topping
 1 tbsp Butter, unsalted
 2 Slices bacon, chopped
 1 Medium size onions, chopped
 ½ cup Green bell pepper, chopped
 ½ cup Red bell pepper, chopped
 ½ tsp Black pepper
 ½ tsp Smokey paprika
 3 Cloves of garlic, sliced
 2 tbsp Flour
 2 cups Skim milk
 ½ tsp Salt
 2 Wedges of Laughing Cow cheese wedges, Swiss (room temperature)
 ¼ cup Panko, seasoned
 Cooking Spray

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

2

Spray a 1.5 or 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray; set aside

3

In a large saute pan over medium heat, cook chopped bacon until crispy (4-5 minutes); Remove bacon bits & set aside

4

Melt butter in the same pan that bacon was cooked. Add onions, garlic & bell peppers, cooking until onions begins to brown. (about 5-7 min)

5

Add Flour and cook until well combined; slowly stir in milk and bring to gentle boil. Stir in seasonings: salt, pepper, paprika.

6

Add potatoes and bring to boil (again).

7

Once boiling; add 3/4 cup shredded cheese & cheese wedges. Stir to combine well.

8

Transfer to baking dish and cover with foil.

9

Bake for 1 hour.

10

Bake for 1 hour.

11

Remove foil & sprinkle Panko, bacon bits & 1/4 cup shredded cheese on top.

12

Cook for additional 20-30 minutes until the top is golden brown & potatoes are fork tender.

13

Serve or Store for later in the week

Skinny Au Gratin Potatoes

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