Parmesan-and-Chive Potato Gratin

potato-chive-gratin Photo: Tina Rupp; Styling: Renata Chaplynsky


  • 3 pounds cubed, unpeeled red potatoes
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives or green onions


1. Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan; cover with cold water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife (about 20 minutes). Drain; return to pot over low heat.

2. Add milk, butter, salt, and pepper. Mash potatoes with a potato masher to desired consistency.

3. Preheat broiler.

4. Transfer potatoes to a shallow 1 1/2-quart ovenproof casserole or baking dish. Combine cheese, breadcrumbs, and chives; sprinkle over potatoes. Broil 4-5 inches from heat source until cheese melts and starts to brown (3-4 minutes).

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  • This delicious potato gratin is a hearty and healthy choice for a family-friendly casserole.
  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 233
Fat per serving: 8g
Saturated fat per serving: 5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 9g
Carbohydrate per serving: 32g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 22mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 377mg
Calcium per serving: 178mg

Good to Know

If you crave comfort food the second the temperatures drop, try this satisfying side dish. By using low-fat dairy products and garlic, this recipe keeps fat in check without sacrificing taste.

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