Shredded Potatoes Au Gratin
Classic cheesy potatoes au gratin is given a new look using shredded potatoes.
8 medium baking potatoes (about 3 1/2 pounds)
2 cups (8-ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 cups heavy cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup soft bread crumbs
2 tablespoons butter, melted
- Place potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. drain and cool completely; peel and coarsely shred.
- Alternate 2 layers of potatoes and cheese in a lightly greased 2 1/2-quart casserole dish. Combine heavy cream and salt; pour over potatoes. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and drizzle with butter.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 45 minutes.
Makes 8 servings.