Potato casseroles are a simple and classic recipe, perfect for Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving or even just Sunday dinner.
- 4 cups thinly sliced potatoes
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Pinch of cayenne pepper
- 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
- 1⁄2 cup grated cheese for sprinkling
Melt the butter in a saucepan and mix with the flour.
Wait a minute.
Add all the cold milk and stir with a whisk.
Season with salt and cayenne pepper.
Cook the sauce over low heat until the mixture is smooth and boiling, stirring occasionally with a whisk.
Reduce the heat and add the cheese.
Place half of the potato slices in a lightly greased 1 liter baking dish.
Pour half of the cheese sauce over the potatoes.
Repeat the process with the second layer of potatoes and cheese sauce.
Sprinkle the surface with the remaining cheese.
Sprinkle some paprika on top for color.
Cook uncovered at 180°C for approx. 1 hour.
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