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Green Chile Au Gratin Potatoes

This creamy spicy scalloped potato side dish is a perfect complement to chicken, beef or pork. Great for Thanksgiving too!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 6-8 servings
Calories 282.68kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds Russet Potatoes , peeled and thinly sliced (I use a mandoline slicer to ensure uniform slices)
  • ¾ cup heavy Whipping Cream
  • ¾ cup roasted Green Chiles, mild or hot chopped (canned or home roasted)
  • ½ cup grated Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • ½ cup grated Monterey Jack Cheese
  • ½ cup Red Onion , diced
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted Butter (plus extra for buttering pan) , cut into small pieces
  • 2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground Black Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 12-inch by 9-inch baking pan.
  • Combine the cheese in a bowl. Mix together.
  • Layer 1: Line the bottom of the pan with a third of the potatoes. Drizzle with ¼ cup of cream. Top with: 1/4 cup of the chiles , 1/3 cup of the cheese, ¼ cup of the onions, 2 tablespoons of the butter, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/3 teaspoon pepper.
  • Layer 2: Repeat Layer 1.
  • Layer 3: Repeat Layer 1 EXCEPT no onions in this final layer.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes until the top is golden brown.

Notes

Adapted from the Santa Fe School of Cooking

Nutrition

Calories: 282.68kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.17g | Protein: 5.99g | Fat: 21.34g | Saturated Fat: 13.4g | Cholesterol: 66.85mg | Sodium: 724.25mg | Potassium: 398.63mg | Fiber: 1.8g | Sugar: 1.52g | Vitamin A: 715.47IU | Vitamin C: 7.41mg | Calcium: 133.99mg | Iron: 0.85mg