Baked Scalloped Potatoes
After our two children became adults and left home, I continued to cook meals as usual. Soon we became tired of having to eat the same leftovers several days in a row, so I sat down and came up with this pared-down recipe, which quickly became one of our favorites.
-Marilyn MacIntyre, Rome, New York
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
- 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Dash pepper
- 2 medium baking potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
- 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- In a saucepan, combine flour, milk, salt and pepper until smooth.
- Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
- In a greased 1-qt. baking dish, layer half of the potatoes, onion
- and white sauce. Repeat layers. Toss bread crumbs and butter;
- sprinkle over top. Cover and bake at 375° for 50-55 minutes or
- until potatoes are tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 293 calories, 9 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 463 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.