Delmonico Potatoes

Farm Fresh Salad BowlNamed after the New York restaurant where they were created, Delmonico potatoes date back to 19th century. This recipe only makes 4 servings; if you’re serving more people you may want to double it.

You Will Need:
2 Cups diced cooked potatoes
2 Cups white sauce (below)
salt and pepper
shredded mild Cheddar or Swiss cheese
buttered bread crumbs

4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
salt
white or black pepper

Instructions:
White Sauce
Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; stir in flour.
Cook for 3 minutes, but do not brown.
Stir in milk and continue cooking over low heat, stirring constantly, until sauce begins to thicken.
Season with salt and pepper. A
dd a tablespoon or two of heavy cream for a richer sauce.

Potatoes
Combine potatoes, white sauce, salt, and pepper.
Pour into a greased shallow baking dish.
Sprinkle shredded cheese over potatoes the top with buttered bread crumbs.
Cook at 425° for about 20 minutes, or until nicely browned.

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