Everyone seems to have a Potato Gratin recipe in their family, and this is my family's, with the hallmark Italian flavors of garlic and Parmesan cheese.

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Ingredients

9
Original recipe yields 9 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly butter 2-quart casserole. Pour broth into 2-quart saucepan. Add potatoes; stir in 1 teaspoon salt. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender. Place colander over medium bowl; drain potatoes, reserving broth.

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  • Rinse and dry saucepan. Cook 2 tablespoons of the butter and the garlic in saucepan over low heat 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Return potatoes to saucepan with butter and garlic; mash with potato masher.

  • Add 1 cup of the reserved broth to potatoes; mix until smooth. Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons butter and 1/4 cup of the cheese. Adjust seasoning to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Spoon potato mixture into casserole. Top with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and the bread crumbs. Bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown.

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Nutrition Facts

263.4 calories; protein 7g 14% DV; carbohydrates 37.7g 12% DV; fat 9.6g 15% DV; cholesterol 18.6mg 6% DV; sodium 755.9mg 30% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 3 stars
03/12/2011
I only had plain panko bread crumbs so I added Italian seasoning. Flavor was good but potatoes came out a bit dry/pasty. Perhaps a little more added broth and/or butter would help. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
03/11/2011
I only had plain panko bread crumbs so I added Italian seasoning. Flavor was good but potatoes came out a bit dry/pasty. Perhaps a little more added broth and/or butter would help. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
12/24/2012
Very flavorful. Fairly easy to fix. I think I'll use an electric mixer to mash the potatoes next time and cut the breadcrumbs in half. It may have been because my potatoes were smaller. I'll definitely fix it again. Read More
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