Microwave Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Potatoes4 Medium
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Snipped chives2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Dry mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Milk1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1737 Calories from Fat 848

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g147.7%

Saturated Fat 60.7 g303.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 281.6 mg

Sodium 2876.7 mg119.9%

Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.6%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.5%

Sugars 26.5 g

Protein 55 g110.3%

Vitamin A 77.4% Vitamin C 236.9%

Calcium 136.7% Iron 40%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Pierce potatoes and arrange on microwave-safe paper towel in oven. Cook on Full Power for 10 to 14 minutes, or until done. Turn potatoes over halfway though cooking time. Set aside to cool.
2. Place butter in 2-quart casserole. Heat on Full Power for 45 seconds to 1 minute 15 seconds, or until melted.
3. Stir in flour, chives, salt, dry mustard, and pepper. Gradually stir in milk. Cook, covered, on Full Power for 5 to 8 minutes, or until thickened. Stir occasionally during cooking time.
4. Stir in cheese. Slice potatoes and add to sauce. Heat, covered, on Full Power for 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 minutes, or until cheese is melted and potatoes are heated through.