My Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes made with Velveeta & Breakfast for Dad!

My Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes made with Velveeta & Breakfast for Dad! Good Morning everyone and Happy Monday!!!! Today I am going to be sharing my recipe for Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes made with a yummy Velveeta cheese sauce. Some of you may remember back in March I mentioned that every couple months on different key holidays, each of the Velveeta Kitchenista's will be whipping up a yummy Velveeta inspired recipes and sharing them with you through vlogs. Well today I’m bringing you a video of our recent Fathers Day BBQ I hosted at my friends house for all of our wonderful Dads!!!

I served my yummy Cheesy Au gratin Potatoes at the BBQ and they were such a big hit. This is my own original recipe and it gets prepared quite often at my house. These potatoes are so versatile and can be paired up nicely with just about any meat. I hope you enjoy the video. Also for my email subscribers you will have to go directly to Mommy's Kitchen to view the video.

My Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes made with Velveeta & Breakfast for Dad!But before I go I also wanted share a second recipe for a easy Velveeta Breakfast Bake. Don't just spoil dad at dinner time, why not spoil him the whole day by adding breakfast in bed!!!! You can make this easy breakfast bake that he's sure to love. This breakfast casserole can be prepared the night before or on the morning you want to serve it. Well, there you have it two yummy ways you can Velveeta It! on dad special day.

Remember whatever your plans are for Fathers Day keep in mind it's not about what great gift you get dad. But more about showing him just how much you love and appreciate him. The best gift you can give is your time! Time together having fun, laughing and just being together that's what it's all about on his special day. Happy Fathers Day to all of our Dads and Dads to be this fathers day. Well I think have gone on long enough so here are the two yummy Velveeta recipes featured in today's post.

My Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes made with Velveeta & Breakfast for Dad!

Velveeta Breakfast Bake

8 eggs, beaten
16 oz - breakfast sausage, cooked & crumbled
2 - cups shredded Velveeta
2 - cups milk
6 - slices bread, cut into, cubed
1/2 - small onion, chopped
1/8 - teaspoon salt

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; pour into a greased 13x9x2 baking dish. Bake uncovered, at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. To prepare this dish the night before assemble the casserole. Then cover with foil and place in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning uncover casserole and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and proceed with baking instructions. 8-10 servings.
This recipe can also easily be cut in half and baked in a 8x8 inch square pan. Bake 30-40 minutes for a half recipe.

My Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes made with Velveeta & Breakfast for Dad!

Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes

2 -cups basic white sauce (recipe below)
1 1/4 - cups original Velveeta, cubed
6 - medium/large sized potatoes, peeled cooked and cut into 1/4 inch slices
1/2 -cup bread crumbs
1/2 - teaspoon salt
1/4 - teaspoon pepper
2 - tablespoons margarine, melted

Cook the potatoes and cool. When cool slice into 1/4 inch slices and set aside. In medium size sauce pan prepare the white sauce. To the prepared white sauce add the Velveeta and stir until the Velveeta is melted and the sauce is smooth. Add salt and pepper and stir. Add the potatoes slices to a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Pour the cheese sauce over the potatoes and gently turn to coat all the potatoes. In a separate bowl mix the bread crumbs and melted butter together and then sprinkle over the potatoes. Cover and bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 5-10 additional minutes till bread crumb topping is golden brown.

Basic White Sauce

4 - tablespoons real butter
4 -tablespoons all purpose flour
salt and pepper to taste
2 – cups milk

In saucepan over medium heat melt the butter. Whisk in the flour salt and pepper and mix until smooth. Gradually add the milk and bring to a slow boil. Turn the heat down to low and simmer the sauce for 2 minutes until thickened; use immediately.

Printable Recipe - Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes
Printable Recipe - Breakfast Bake

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I have partnered with VELVEETA to serve as one of five Proud VELVEETA it! Kitchenistas. I have been compensated for my time commitment to the program, which includes vlogging about my cooking experiences with VELVEETA and developing one original VELVEETA-based recipe. I have also been compensated for the food purchased for my VELVEETA vlogs. However, my opinions and comments are entirely my own.

Tina, The Mom in Mommy's Kitchen

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