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Thanksgiving Recipe: Rosemary Au Gratin Potatoes


This Sunday, Dallan and I are having a pre-Thanksgiving dinner with his family.  I was asked to bring potatoes, so I’ve been trying out different recipes to decide which one I like best.  One of my dry-run recipes was Rosemary Au Gratin Potatoes (I found this recipe on  If had to sum this recipe up in 2 words, they would be “easy” and “tasty”.  I’m still trying to decide if I’m going to bring this recipe or my rosemary cheesy potatoes to our dinner.  I have 3 days to decide.


Rosemary Au Gratin Potatoes

Rosemary Au Gratin Potatoes



  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 2 garlic cloveS, minced
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/8 inch slices
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add the cream. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in the rosemary, garlic, salt, pepper and potatoes.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.


Happy Baking!


  • November 18, 2010 - 10:19 pm

    kiersten - My mouth is watering. That sauce looks mmm mm good. And I like your dish.

  • November 19, 2010 - 8:15 am

    camberley - Merci!

    Dallan made that dish for me in ceramics. It’s one of my favorite pieces he’s done. ;-)


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