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Parmesan-and-Chive Potato Gratin

This delicious potato gratin is a hearty and healthy choice for a family-friendly casserole.

Health DECEMBER 2005

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
  • Cook time:23 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds cubed, unpeeled red potatoes
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives or green onions

Preparation

1. Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan; cover with cold water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife (about 20 minutes). Drain; return to pot over low heat.

2. Add milk, butter, salt, and pepper. Mash potatoes with a potato masher to desired consistency.

3. Preheat broiler.

4. Transfer potatoes to a shallow 1 1/2-quart ovenproof casserole or baking dish. Combine cheese, breadcrumbs, and chives; sprinkle over potatoes. Broil 4-5 inches from heat source until cheese melts and starts to brown (3-4 minutes).

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 233
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 22mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 377mg
  • Calcium: 178mg
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