Double Cheese Gratin

Double Cheese Gratin

1 lb. potatoes, peeled and sliced                                1 tsp. cornstarch

1 clove garlic, minced                                                            1/3 cup low-fat Cheddar cheese,

2 cups fat-free milk                                                    coarsely grated

¼ tsp. salt                                                                    ½ cup flake cereal, crushed

2 tbsp. cold water                                                       2 tbsp.  Parmesan cheese, grated

Preheat the oven to 350°F.  In a large saucepan, combine the potatoes, garlic, milk, and salt.  Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook for about 8 minutes or until potatoes are almost tender.  In a cup, blend the water and cornstarch until smooth.  Stir cornstarch mixture into the simmering potato mixture.  Cook until the liquid thickens.  Remove from heat and stir in Cheddar cheese.  Transfer the potato mixture to a small baking dish.  In a bowl, combine cereal and Parmesan cheese.  Sprinkle over the potato mixture.  Bake until the top is browned and the mixture is bubbly.   Let it cool for 20 minutes before serving.

Makes 6 servings.

Each serving provides 167 calories, 8 grams protein, 26 grams carbohydrate, 3 grams fat, 278 milligrams sodium, 2 grams fiber.