Cheesy Jalapeno and Bacon Potato Au Gratin
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Creamy, cheesy potatoes that were layered between bacon, jalapenos and topped with a cheddar cheese sauce.
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 servings
  • 4 (2lbs.)Yukon Gold Potatoes, sliced into ¼ inch slices
  • ½ cup onion, diced
  • 3 jalapenos, seeded, diced small
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled
  • ¼ tsp ground pepper
  • 3 tsp. butter
  • 3 tsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups Wisconsin Mild Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray a 2qt. baking dish with cooking spray or butter
  3. In a saucepan over medium low heat, add butter and whisk until melted. Whisk in flour until thick; about 1 minute. Slowly add the milk and whisk until thick; about 3 minutes. Stir in cheese and whisk until melted.
  4. In your prepared baking dish, layer half of the potatoes, evenly distribute the onion, jalapeno and bacon. Sprinkle with ground pepper. Pour half of the cheese mixture over the top. Layer remaining potatoes over the top and pour remaining cheese. Sprinkle with salt.
  5. Cover baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 60 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 20 minutes until cheese is bubbly.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 serving Calories: 326 Fat: 17 Carbohydrates: 36 Sugar: 5 Sodium: 319 Fiber: 4 Protein: 14 Cholesterol: 52
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