RECIPES

Gouda-Bacon Potato Bake

Wisconsin Cheese Gouda-Bacon Potato Bake Recipe
Active Time
35 Minutes
Servings
8-10

Ingredients

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Gouda can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Fry bacon, in batches, in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain. Wipe pan clean.
  3. Melt butter in the same pan over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in chicken broth and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and whisk for 2-3 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Reduce heat to low; gradually whisk in 3 cups gouda until melted. Remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Combine the potatoes, bacon and 1 cup gouda in a large bowl. Pour cheese sauce over potato mixture; toss to coat.
  6. Spoon potato mixture into a greased 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining gouda. Bake, covered, for 40 minutes. Uncover; bake for 10-15 minutes longer or until top is golden brown. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

This award-winning, aged gouda is a Dutch-style cheese that’s creamy with nutty flavor. For a unique tasting experience, try this gouda paired with a porter beer.

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