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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 161.5
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.8 mg
  • Sodium: 264.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 6.1 g

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Potato and Leek Gratin

Submitted by: CALLIOCA
Potato and Leek Gratin

Introduction

I've created a healthy twist on gratin by combining some highly rated recipes from allrecipes with another gratin recipe from SparkPeople that didn't have enough detail in the recipe for me to follow/didn't look creamy enough/didn't want to use egg. First result is surprisingly v. tasty! I've created a healthy twist on gratin by combining some highly rated recipes from allrecipes with another gratin recipe from SparkPeople that didn't have enough detail in the recipe for me to follow/didn't look creamy enough/didn't want to use egg. First result is surprisingly v. tasty!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 leek, finely chopped
    3-4 medium potatoes, cut up
    1 cup soy milk (I use soy for lactose intolerant husband)
    2 T. whole wheat flour
    1/2 onion, chopped
    1/3 cup shredded cheese
    3/4 cup bread crumbs
    salt
    pepper
    thyme

Directions

Preheat oven to 375deg F.

Cut up potatoes and boil them for about ten minutes or until they break when you poke them with a fork. While these are boiling, chop up the leek and onion. Heat the oil in skillet/pan, and saute the leeks and onions for about 5 minutes.

When the potatoes are done, drain them. To add some taste but also calories, you could add some butter/milk to the potatoes at this point and smash them up a bit. I just smashed them a bit with a fork.

In a sauce pan (I used my potato pan once they were done), heat the milk, add the flour and spices/salt/pepper, and stir vigorously with a fork while it thickens. When thickened, pour over leeks/onions and stir together (off the heat).

Now spray casserole dish (9x13) with olive oil or nostick spray. Spread 1/4 cup bread crumbs in bottom of dish. Spread half the potatoes into a layer in the dish. Add half the leeks/onions/white sauce. Sprinkle with most of the cheese. Repeat layers with rest of potatoes, leek mix, and cheese. Top with the rest of the bread crumbs. Bake at 375 deg F for about 45 min. Yum!!

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CALLIOCA.






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  • Delicious! I used 1% milk, I also cooked twice as many potatoes and still had trouble getting 2 layers across a 9x13 pan. Never made a white sauce this way before (heating milk 1st, not using butter)... will use this technique again for sure! - 8/17/10

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  • This was good. I used very large potatos so I should have probably doubled the sauce... regardless it was delicious! Will use more sauce or less potato next time! - 8/5/10

    Reply from CALLIOCA (8/5/10)
    Thanks! Who knew that milk and flour can be concocted into great sauces!


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  • Are the calories and fat calculated based on veggie cheese? - 7/19/10

    Reply from CALLIOCA (7/19/10)
    Nope, based on real cheese because I forgot to change it. :)


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  • This looks good... but why is it labeled lactose free when it calls for cheese? - 7/17/10

    Reply from CALLIOCA (7/17/10)
    Oh I'm so sorry - I used veggie cheese (made of soy) but forgot to use it in the ingredients/calorie calculation. So sorry! I'll remove the label :)


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  • oohh..this looks so good I'm going to try making it for tomorrow's dinner! - 5/4/10

    Reply from CALLIOCA (5/4/10)
    Yes do it's soo yummy and filling, I couldn't believe the calorie count! :)


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