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Never-Fail Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
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Never-Fail Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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Take the chill off any blustery day and make something special to accompany meaty entrees. This creamy, stick-to-the-ribs, potato-and-onion side dish is one you'll turn to often. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1-3/4 pounds potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (about 5 medium)
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced

Nutritional Facts

about 3/4 cup equals 196 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 530 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small nonstick skillet, melt butter. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese until blended.
  2. Place half of the potatoes in a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray; layer with half of the onion and cheese sauce. Repeat layers.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 50 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until bubbly and potatoes are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Never-Fail Scalloped Potatoes in Healthy Cooking February/March 2009, p51

Nutritional Facts

about 3/4 cup equals 196 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 530 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Jan. 3, 2016

"Great for large gatherings Bland yes but added a package of hidden valley ranch mix and perked up the flavor !"

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2015

"Scalloped potatoes are made without cheese, I may never find a TRUE scalloped potatoe recipe"

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2015

"made per directions and was very bland needs something to spice it up it tasted like flour to me, I even added extra onions and cheese and pepper, will not make again unless I can figure out what to add to make it more tastee."

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2015

"Very delicious! Will make again!"

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Reviewed Apr. 7, 2015

"Not a favorite. Flavor was bland. I prefer to use cream of mushroom or celery soup in scalloped potatoes along with the cheese."

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