CheesyPot (7)I first made this recipe in 1985, adapted from a recipe in my Redbook Cookbook.  Everyone loved this dish, including my picky, then-15-year-old daughter who called them “cheesy potatoes”.  She still likes them.
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CHEESY POTATOES


4 cups peeled and thinly sliced potatoes
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
2 Tblsp. all-purpose flour
¾ cup thinly sliced onion
2 Tblsp. butter
¾ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1-½ cups milk, heated

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Butter a 9 inch baking dish

Spread half of the sliced potatoes in the bottom of the baking dish.  In a small cup combine salt, pepper, nutmeg and flour.  Sprinkle half of this mixture over the potatoes.   Spread all of the onions over the potatoes.  Dot with half of the butter.

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Spread the remaining potatoes in the baking dish, sprinkle with the remaining flour mixture and dot with remaining butter.  Spread all of the cheese over the top …

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…and pour the heated milk over this.  Cover and bake for 65 minutes.  Uncover and bake for 15 minutes longer to brown the top.

4 servings 


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