4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Cooking Light's cheesy au gratin potato dish has a low-fat Swiss cheese sauce and thin-sliced potatoes that are baked in a casserole until browned and bubbly.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand 10 minutes. Pour milk mixture through a sieve over a large bowl, reserving liquid; discard solids.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 3

Place potato in a medium saucepan. Cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer 15 minutes or until tender; drain. Place in a large bowl; set aside.

Step 4

Melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots; saute 3 minutes or until soft. Stir in flour; gradually add reserved milk. Stir with a whisk until blended. Bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until slightly thick; stir constantly. Remove from heat; stir in cheese, salt, and pepper. Pour milk mixture over potato; toss. Spoon potato into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Broil 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

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