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Bacon Cheddar Potatoes Au Gratin

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Rating: 4/5
2 reviews

ready in: 1-2 hrs
serves/makes:   6

recipe id: 70557
cook method: oven, stovetop

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1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 tablespoon flour
salt and pepper, to taste
2 cups milk
2 pounds potatoes, prepared and sliced
1 jar (2 ounce size) bacon bits
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup buttered bread crumbs


Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until mixture is bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute.

In 1 1/2- to 2-quart casserole, layer half of potatoes, half of bacon pieces, and 1/4 cup cheese. Repeat layers. Pour sauce over potatoes. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and buttered bread crumbs. Bake an additional 15 minutes.

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412 calories, 22 grams fat, 41 grams carbohydrates, 16 grams protein per serving.
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REVIEW: 4 star recipe rating
I would definitely use real bacon next time. The bacon bits had a chemical flavor that we didn't love. Overall a good recipe, just go the extra step and cook and crumble bacon to use it instead of the jarred stuff.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
Very good.

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