Creamy Irish Potato Casserole
1-1/2 pounds (4 to 5 medium) potatoes, peeled & diced
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons flour
Salt and pepper
2 cups milk
2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled & sliced
2 tablespoons chopped onion
3 tablespoons dried bread crumbs
Place potatoes in large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender, drain; reserve.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium saucepan. Add flour, salt, and pepper; cook until bubbly. Add milk; stir well. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Combine potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, onion, salt, and pepper in lightly greased 1-1/2 quart casserole. Add white sauce; blend lightly with spatula. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter. Add bread crumbd; mix well. Sprinkle buttered crumbs over casserole. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Serve hot!
Makes 4 servings.