Slow Cooker Au Gratin Potatoes

"Au gratin" means "by grating" in French. With layers of thin-sliced potatoes and shredded cheese, we think a better translation may be "too great."

Servings
8
Active Time
20 minutes
Total Time
5 hours
Slow Cooker Au Gratin Potatoes

1. Slice potatoes into 1/4-inch-thick rounds. Chop garlic. Coat liner of 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with butter.

2. Whisk cream, flour, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and garlic until thoroughly blended. Layer one-half potatoes in bottom of slow cooker, then top with one-half cream mixture. Repeat layers. Cover and cook on HIGH 4 hours, stirring halfway through cook time.

3. Shred cheese (2 cups). Stir potato mixture, then top with cheese, cover, and cook 30–40 more minutes until cream mixture has thickened and potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork. Stir potatoes and serve.

Ingredients

  • 4 lb gold potatoes

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 7 oz aged cheddar cheese

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Instructions

1. Slice potatoes into 1/4-inch-thick rounds. Chop garlic. Coat liner of 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with butter.

2. Whisk cream, flour, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and garlic until thoroughly blended. Layer one-half potatoes in bottom of slow cooker, then top with one-half cream mixture. Repeat layers. Cover and cook on HIGH 4 hours, stirring halfway through cook time.

3. Shred cheese (2 cups). Stir potato mixture, then top with cheese, cover, and cook 30–40 more minutes until cream mixture has thickened and potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork. Stir potatoes and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES 630kcal; FAT 43g; SAT FAT 27g; TRANS FAT 1g; CHOL130mg; SODIUM 490mg; CARB 46g; FIBER 3g; SUGARS 2g; PROTEIN 15g; POTASSIUM 2%; VIT D 6%; CALC 20%; IRON 10%

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