This delicious potato gratin is a hearty and healthy choice for a family-friendly casserole.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.

Karen Levin


Tina Rupp; Styling: Renata Chaplynsky

Recipe Summary

15 mins
23 mins
38 mins
8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

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

  • Preheat broiler.

  • 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).

Nutrition Facts

233 calories; fat 8g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 2g; poly fatg; protein 9g; carbohydrates 32g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 22mg; iron 2mg; sodium 377mg; calcium 178mg.