Yukon Gold and Sweet Potato Au Gratin

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I bought  a big bag of Yukon gold potatoes at Costco last week so Im trying to use them before they grow eyes. While searching FoodGawker for Potato recipes I found this yummy looking Sweet Potato and Yukon Gold Gratin, which is PERFECT because I also had a large sweet potato that I had yet to decide what to do with. Of course this recipe uses heavy cream and major cheese, to things I dont do. To revamp this into a healthier recipe I used Fat Free Half and Half instead of Heavy Cream, and I Low Fat Margarin instead of butter (and I only did about 2 tablespoons). I also used Mozzarella cheese and only about a cup (not packed like they say). Overall yes it is still a cheesey potato concoction, but it’s not too bad for you, especially if you watch your serving size. I also think this will keep pretty well to take for lunches over the week.

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Thin sliced potatoes soak in water

Layer potatoes with cheese and seasoning

Layer Potatoes and cheese

Mix your own salt and seasoning to sprinkle on each layer of potatoes

Sprinkle each layer with salt and seasonings

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Pour boiling garlic cream over layers. Bake!

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Let cool and enjoy!

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