Potato Cheese Casserole

Potatoes and cheese are natural partners; in a low-fat recipe, they’re even more delicious together!

Serves: 6Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 35 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups 1% cottage cheese
  • 3 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper
  • ⅓ cup skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter

Directions

  • Place potatoes in large saucepan with water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium, and simmer until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain potatoes and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 2½-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, beat cottage cheese until smooth.
  • In a small pan, heat olive oil; add onion and garlic and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add to cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese along with flour, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • Layer one-third of the sliced potatoes in prepared baking dish. Cover with half of the cottage cheese mixture. Repeat layers, ending with potatoes. Pour milk evenly over the potato-cheese layers; dot with butter. Bake until casserole is bubbly and lightly browned, about 35 to 40 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups 1% cottage cheese
  • 3 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper
  • ⅓ cup skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter

Directions

  • Place potatoes in large saucepan with water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium, and simmer until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain potatoes and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 2½-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, beat cottage cheese until smooth.
  • In a small pan, heat olive oil; add onion and garlic and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add to cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese along with flour, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • Layer one-third of the sliced potatoes in prepared baking dish. Cover with half of the cottage cheese mixture. Repeat layers, ending with potatoes. Pour milk evenly over the potato-cheese layers; dot with butter. Bake until casserole is bubbly and lightly browned, about 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium440mg
Total Carbohydrate45g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars6g
Protein15g